Coalition Speaks Out Against Unfair Tax Increases Targeting Oklahoma Wind Investors

The Wind Energy industry has worked with lawmakers in Oklahoma to end every state tax incentive for wind energy development.  Despite this, anti-wind groups are working to raise taxes on wind investors even higher by removing wind energy from the many industries that currently qualify for the Manufacturers Sales Tax Exemption.  Mark Yates, Oklahoma Director […]

Amazon Launches Biggest Wind Farm Yet

Company’s Renewable Energy Projects Will Together Generate Enough Clean Energy to Power More Than 330,000 Homes Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that its largest wind farm yet—Amazon Wind Farm Texas—is now up and running, adding more than 1,000,000 MWh of clean energy to the grid each year. Amazon has launched 18 wind and solar projects […]

U.S. Wind Power Donates $1 million to Hurricane Harvey Relief

From AWEA:Companies in the American wind energy industry today announced they will donate $1 million to Hurricane Harvey repair and rebuilding as keystone partners of Habitat for Humanity’s Habitat Hammers Back initiative. Participating companies as of this release include Apex Clean Energy, Blattner Energy, Duke Energy, EDF Renewable Energy, EDP Renewables, Enel Green Power North […]

Wind Coalition Responds to Yet Another Misleading OIPA Op-Ed

More misleading op-eds from OIPA in Oklahoma.  Using wind as a diversion to avoid scrutiny of oil and gas tax credits has become OIPA’s primary strategy.  The Wind Coalition supports all energy producers and, in fact, Wind Coalition members are some of Oklahoma’s largest natural gas purchasers.  But, The Wind Coalition will not sit idly […]

Explore Every US Wind Farm and Factory on AWEA’s Interactive map

From AWEABlog  by Hannah Hunt, American Wind Energy Association Our first-ever American Wind Week is in full swing, delivering exciting updates on the falling costs of wind, progress in the offshore wind market, and overwhelming public support for wind across the country. But we’re not stopping there. Today we’ve released a new interactive map that […]

Target Signs Power Purchase Agreement for Kansas Wind Energy

Leading American retailer Target Corporation has entered into a wind power partnership with Infinity Renewables (“Infinity”), buying 100 megawatts of the energy produced byInfinity’s 474 megawatt Solomon Forks Wind Project to offset 100% of the energy used at 150 Target stores throughout the region. The Solomon Forks Wind Project is located across 50,000 acres of […]

EDF Renewable Energy Recognizes American Wind Week alongside Kansas State Legislators

Wind energy is America’s largest source of renewable energy capacity supporting over 100,000 U.S. jobs across all 50 states. Modern wind turbines were invented in the U.S. and American wind projects are among the most productive in the world. This week is the first American Wind Week, when businesses, schools, government and communities across the country […]

Apex Clean Energy Celebrates Delivery of Wind and Solar Power to Fort Hood

Represents largest-ever renewable energy procurement for U.S. military Killeen, Texas – Apex Clean Energy (Apex) today celebrated the final delivery of the largest renewable energy project serving the U.S. Army at Fort Hood. Drawing wind power from the 50.4 MW Cotton Plains Wind project in Floyd County, Texas, and solar power from the on-base 15.4 […]

Fact Check: Wind Power Is a Cost Effect Way to Reduce Emissions

By Michael Goggin (American Wind Energy Association) Originally published on Into the Wind, the AWEA Blog   A working paper by Charles Frank has generated attention among fossil fuel industry-funded anti-wind groups, although a more thorough examination shows the paper is plagued by inaccurate data inputs and assumptions that greatly skew the results against wind […]

Kansas Governor: God Has Blessed Our State With Wind Energy Resource

By David Ward – AWEA By growing wind farms in the Sunflower State, Kansas has attracted $7 billion dollars in capital investment to its state economy. This has primarily benefited rural communities around the state, allowing Kansas farmers and ranchers to expand their businesses or send their kids to college. Plus, building wind farms and […]