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POLICY: FERC Can Lead the Way on Clean Energy

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent federal agency that regulates the interstate movement of natural gas, oil, and electricity within the United States. That makes it...

OFFSHORE: Offshore Wind Farms Will Soon Rely On High-Voltage Subsea Cables Made In The USA

Offshore wind projects are creating domestic manufacturing opportunities for the United States. New stateside factories and production investments supporting the global build-out of offshore wind farms will generate investment...

INNOVATION: Xcel looking to upgrade Grand Meadow wind farm

Technological advances are opening up new possibilities for upgrading older wind farms. As a wind farm ages, replacing older turbine parts with newer components extends a project's life, allowing...

POLLING: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Clean Energy

A recent study by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communications and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication found broad support for adopting renewable energy among...

ECONOMIC IMPACT: Building a green economy

In communities across the country, renewable energy projects are having positive economic impacts. And while broader economic trends may disrupt some existing industries, many local economic development corporations see...

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.

INTO THE WIND: Top six wind trends of 2020 (so far)

This has been a year like no other, complete with a tremendous amount of uncertainty for our country and the entire world. Despite the many challenges, the wind industry...

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...

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