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Anheuser-Busch and Enel Green Power Announce Renewable Energy Partnership

Release from Enel Green Power and Anheuser-Busch: Enel Green Power and Anheuser-Busch signed a power purchase agreement for the energy produced by a portion of the Thunder Ranch wind farm Thanks to the agreement with EGP, Anheuser-Busch will purchase as much renewable electricity as is used to brew more than 20 billion 12 oz. servings […]

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 […]

Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy Announce America’s Largest Wind Farm

Renewable giga-project Wind Catcher Energy Connection to link more than 1.1 million South Central U.S. customers with cost-saving wind energy harvested from Oklahoma. The 2,000-megawatt Wind Catcher facility will be world’s second-largest wind farm, once operational in 2020. CHICAGO (July 26, 2017) – Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately-held renewable energy company, along with GE Renewable […]

When Wind Turbines Move to Town – How Do Rural Communities Benefit?

By Anna Luke, American Wind Energy Association Originally published on Into the Wind It wasn’t always the case, but nowadays rural places are often among those in greatest need of new economic development. Sadly, the farm belt and Rust Belt have been losing jobs and investment for decades. It will take significant change to raise […]

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 […]

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