American Wind Energy Association

Politics
The project aims to provide clean electricity to New York City and Long Island.
Business
As Americans turn from their busy lives to watch President Obama's final State of the Union address, I've been reflecting on the growing momentum in wind energy over the last seven years.
Media
So who are Marc Short and Andy Koenig? The Times identified them only as "the president and senior policy adviser, respectively, at Freedom Partners, which advocates for free-market policies."
Business
American wind power now has its longest policy certainty in decades just as it reaches new heights, surpassing 70 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity in the U.S. This can provide enough energy in one year to light up the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree for over 440,000 years.
Politics
Flush from victory last November, Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell threw down the gauntlet. "What the administration has done to the coal industry is a true outrage," he said, referring to the loss of mining jobs in his home state of Kentucky.
Environment
If ALEC were an honest broker, it would recommend market-based solutions, like the Republican-inspired, acid rain cap-and-trade program championed by President George H.W. Bush. But that's not likely going to happen, because doing so would alienate its fossil fuel industry and trade association members.
Environment
Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.
Environment
WASHINGTON -- The growth of wind power in the United States is putting a significant dent in emissions, according to a forthcoming
Environment
This long-awaited program will provide more eagle conservation than currently exists today, which leaves many in the wind industry and others who share our concern for saving eagles scratching our heads over the hyperbolic response.
Politics
“Wind energy is not green if it is killing hundreds of thousands of birds," Fenwick said. "We are pro-wind and pro-alternative
Environment
. A true solution to climate change will have to recognize that it's a global problem and we're all in it together. Appeasing the fossil fuel industry by exporting dirty energy is not going to change this fact.
Environment
My son looked at me and simply replied, "You make the sky blue." While his statement was a "bit" of an overstatement, I have not wanted to disappoint him and have dedicated my life to leaving this planet healthy for our children and their children
Environment
What galls Energy Policy Expert Fred Hewitt is that energy subsidies have been a fixture of American policy since the dawn of the fossil fuel era, and yet lawmakers refuse to make subsides for wind anywhere near permanent.
Politics
For Bolger, it was bad timing to inadvertently release a poll that’s being employed against Romney, while serving on two
Green
What energy companies should be doing is focusing on how to transition away from dangerous fossil fuels and invest in clean energy and a just transition for workers. One key measure that will help that transition is, unfortunately, in jeopardy.
Environment
Despite the growth of the industry, wind power is still reliant on tax credits and subsidies. The Production Tax Credit, first
Politics
"Green jobs" are the last refuge of the subsidy seekers. Industries that can't survive in the free market like to claim they