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Highlights from Michael Liebreich's BNEF Future of Energy Global Summit Presentation

Slides from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Chairman Michael Liebreich's fascinating presentation at the BNEF Future of Energy Global Summit are available here, and you can watch the video of his presentation by clicking on the image to the right. See below for highlights.

Topics: Clean Economy

Video: AWEA's Tom Kiernan, Vestas' Chris Brown, Xcel's Ben Fowke Discuss 2016 U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report

Today, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released its U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report, Year Ending 2016. A few key takeaways from the report include: "record wind jobs," "generation records set," "corporations and utilities want wind," "wind benefits every state," "wind reduces emissions and saves water" and much more.

Topics: Clean Economy

Georgia Solar Energy Association: "Solar creates jobs and contributes to our economy"

Since the Solar Jobs Census 2016 by The Solar Foundation came out back in February, there has been a slew of coverage in states across the country about the jobs solar power is bringing to particular states. For instance, see Virginia sees 65 percent increase in solar jobs, Report: Solar jobs growth hot in Utah, more than twice national average, Solar job growth exploding in NM, Indiana is proof of country's solar boom and many more. Also check out this article on solar jobs growth in Georgia, published yesterday, by Don Moreland of the Georgia Solar Energy Association. According to Moreland:

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Vestas' Chris Brown: "Wind power is making America great – today"

Chris Brown, chairman of the board of the American Wind Energy Association and president of Vestas-American Wind Technology, Vestas’ North American business unit, has a piece in the Austin American-Statesman that explains very well why wind power is winning in Texas and across America. A few key points worth highlighting include:

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New PJM study finds "no maximum on the amount of wind" energy that can be accommodated

A new study by PJM, the enormous regional transmission organization (RTO) serving 61 million customers in the eastern United States, has some great news for fans of clean energy.

Topics: Clean Economy