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The renewable energy industry is rapidly maturing. Learn about some of the peer and partner organizations working with us to power a sustainable future and continued market growth.

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KidWind has been helping teachers and students explore wind energy for close to 15 years.  If you have been wanting to learn more about wind energy Kidwind is the right place. 

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AWEA.pngAmerican Wind Energy Association

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is the premier national trade association that represents the interests of the country's wind energy industry. AWEA works to help drive wind energy demand and to make it as cost-competitive as possible. 

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WRISE2.pngWomen of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy

From a strong foundation in wind to a force across the renewable energy economy, WRISE has a broad purpose – to change our energy future through the actions of women. By building community, promoting education, and cultivating leadership, WRISE advances women and inspires its members and the public to unite in raising their voices for others.

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SEIA.pngSolar Energy Industries Association

The Solar Energy Industries Association is the driving force behind solar energy and is building a strong solar industry to power America through advocacy and education. As the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, which now employs more than 260,000 Americans, we represent all organizations that promote, manufacture, install and support the development of solar energy. SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to build jobs and diversity, champion the use of cost-competitive solar in America, remove market barriers and educate the public on the benefits of solar energy.

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AEE.pngAdvanced Energy Economy

AEE is a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. Advanced energy encompasses a broad range of products and services that constitute the best available technologies for meeting energy needs today and tomorrow.

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ACORE.pngAmerican Council On Renewable Energy

ACORE is a national non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the renewable energy sector through market development, policy changes, and financial innovation.

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CEN.pngConservative Energy Network

The Conservative Energy Network was launched in 2016 by conservatives, for conservatives, to support and connect state-based conservative clean energy and energy efficiency organizations throughout the nation.

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YC4ER.pngYoung Conservatives for Energy Reform

Young Conservatives for Energy Reform brings together young professional, socially conservative, leaders from across the country in a grassroots effort to influence energy reform and to build and strengthen regional and state coalitions through targeted meetings, press releases, and through local media outreach efforts.

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Making a Difference

Wind jobs strengthening  communities


AWWI 10th Anniversary Documentary

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This dramatic new video from the American Wind Wildlife Institute showcases amazing footage from around the globe. It highlights the strong conservation commitment of industry innovators, like our very own CEO, Mike Garland and leading biologists who work tirelessly to protect wildlife and habitat, while responsibly developing sustainable wind power.

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New Mexico: America's fastest growing wind state

Video by: American Wind Energy Association



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The KidWind Challenge is an event we developed 6 years ago to allow students to explore the power of wind by building and testing their own wind turbines.    Over 10,000 have participated in KidWind Challenges all over the US!

Safety Campaign

Raising awareness on work safety

AWEA Kicks Off Latest Wind Worker Safety Campaign

By Betsy Lillian
October 2, 2018
North American Windpower

AWEA Kicks Off Latest Wind Worker Safety Campaign

The campaign will raise electrical safety awareness for wind energy workers and equip them with knowledge to work safely and efficiently.

AWEA will host a safety webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 2-3:00 p.m. EST. Speakers, including Oskar Villalobos from GE Onshore Wind, Robert Milligan from Pattern Energy and Kevin Alewine from Shermco, will discuss electrical hazards on project sites, personal protective equipment (PPE), differences between wind turbine models, electrical qualifications, and more.

AWEA has also released several resources to kick off the campaign:

Learn more about AWEA’s Stop the Shock campaign by visiting their blog. Previous AWEA safety campaigns have included soft tissue injury prevention, driving and vehicle safety, and the prevention of dropped objects.