With stable policy we can grow wind energy and we can save Illinois homeowners and businesses money, said Tom Kiernan, CEO of AWEA
adds that that number will grow as wind energy scales up to 20 percent of the grid and beyond "making the addition of more wind power one of the fastest, cheapest, and largest-scale ways for states to meet the Administration's new goals for reducing carbon pollution from power plants.
The 2013 AWEA
Windpower Conference and Exhibition will be held in Chicago, Illinois at the McCormick Place Convention Center.
Executives of AWEA
and Goodway said the two companies together secured NT$200-300 million (US$6.
In the past decade, we've seen booms and busts when the PTC was allowed to expire," said Elizabeth Salerno, director of industry data and analysis at AWEA
while national manufacturers' sales account for half the global market, the AWEA
While wind power for generating electricity remains largely untapped, AWEA
is calling on Congress to, at the very least, renew its federal production tax credit for wind energy projects.
Rather than a reasonable phase-out, AWEA
is essentially asking for a 6-year extension of the now 20-year old PTC - at either the full or nearly full level of the current PTC.
represents 1,000 businesses involved in all aspects of wind energy in the United States, including project development, operations, manufacturing, and financing.
points out that wind farms can produce as much as 20 percent of the nation's electricity needs--but only if Congress can commit long-term to supporting them via extending the PTC for more than a year.
and IDGA tradeshows will both offer us the ability for learning more about opportunities with private companies and public sector,” said Jerry Lynch, president and COO of GMP Friction Products.