Fact Check: Military Says Wind Farms Strengthen, Not Hinder, National Security

by Tom Vinson (AWEA) Recently, several media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and Forbes.com, have erroneously reported on wind farms impacting military bases.  The reality couldn’t be further from the truth—wind bolsters our national security be creating more of our energy right here at home. Here are the facts. The Department of Defense has […]

Military Readiness and Wind Energy – Texas Can Have Both

The wind swept plains of America’s Wind Corridor are a perfect place to generate electricity using this infinite and powerful energy resource.  With their wide open spaces, they are also an ideal place for military aviation facilities, including airfields.  The military mission is critical to our nation’s defense and always takes precedence but, thanks to collaboration and […]

Navy, DoD, Developer Announce Wind Farm Agreement to Preserve Training Mission in South Texas

The Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Public Affairs office today released the following statement announcing the memorandum of agreement signed by the Navy, the Department of Defense, and Wind Coalition member company E.ON Climate & Renewables.  Recognizing the vital importance of adequate and available energy supplies to power its missions, the United States Navy […]