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GROWTH: A return to the Paris Climate Accord could lead to U.S. substantial renewables growth

A stable and fair policy environment is critical to continue growing American renewable energy. Long-term, pro-growth tax policies that level the playing field, coupled with aspirational goals like those...

CORPORATE BUYERS: Amazon boosts renewable energy purchases

Demand for affordable, reliable, clean energy is growing among the countries biggest businesses. Commercial and industrial buyers choose wind energy to achieve lower environmental impacts and secure fixed, low-cost...

How governors are fighting for clean energy jobs

Renewable energy will help power an economic recovery from COVID-19 by creating jobs, generating state and local tax revenue, and directing investment in critical energy infrastructure.

INNOVATION: Cement production to use old wind turbine blades after G.E. inks new deal

Wind energy has long been one of the lowest environmental impact energy sources available. And innovations in blade retirement strategies are helping reduce waste and lighten the sector's footprint...

Northam announces wind training alliance

Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday announced the formation of the Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance, Virginia’s first workforce training collaborative for the offshore and onshore wind energy industries.

How Wind Turbines Are Providing a Safety Net for Rural Farmers

On a farm in O’Neill, Nebraska, Mike Zakrzewski wakes up every morning to tend his cattle and grow corn and soybeans on the farm he’s known since childhood. The...

Technology Changes in U.S. Wind Industry Help Slow the Impacts of Aging on Wind Power Plants

Ongoing technology changes within the U.S. wind industry are helping to slow the impacts of aging on wind power plants, according to a study by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley...

‘Stand Tall’: Annual wind energy safety campaign spotlights sprains and strains

Washington — The American Wind Energy Association is offering free resources in October in conjunction with its annual monthlong worker safety awareness campaign.

Growing North Carolina’s clean energy future

Clean energy in the form of wind and solar power is a vital component of North Carolina’s economy — and is critical to our recovery after the slowdown caused...

Offshore Wind: Building the future

U.S. offshore wind power is set to take off within the next decade. America’s shores possess world-class wind resources that represent a once-in-a-generation economic opportunity.

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