US Wind Energy

Solar & Battery Storage to Make Up 81% of New U.S. Electric-Generating Capacity in 2024

Developers and power plant owners plan to add 62.8 gigawatts (GW) of new utility-scale electric-generating capacity in 2024, according to our latest Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory. This addition would be 55% more added capacity than the 40.4 GW added in 2023 (the most since 2003) and points to a continued … [continued]

A map of the united states colored by wind speed at 100 meters above sea level on land off the coastlines. Wind resources at 100 meters above the ground

U.S. Department of Energy Establishing National Center of Excellence to Accelerate Domestic Offshore Wind Industry

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it is investing $4.75 million to establish a new national center of excellence to accelerate reliable and equitable offshore wind energy deployment across the nation. The Academic Center for Reliability and Resilience of Offshore Wind (ARROW), led by the University of Massachusetts … [continued]

This offshore wind consortium will help foster the education and training needed to equitably achieve the Biden-Harris Administration’s goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2023.

Landmark Research Plan Established for Offshore Wind & Wildlife

The Regional Wildlife Science Collaborative for Offshore Wind (RWSC) yesterday released the first collaborative research plan to guide studies of interactions between offshore wind and wildlife on the U.S. East Coast. “This Science Plan provides the blueprint for the region’s future work,” said Emily Shumchenia, the director of the RWSC. “It’s … [continued]

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This Leap Year, 4 Clean Energy Leaps To Watch For

When it comes to the transition to clean energy, 2023 was quite a year for progress: record-breaking amounts of solar installed in the United States, a solid drop in carbon emissions from the US power sector, more than one million electric vehicles sold in the country for the first time, “breakneck” growth in renewable energy globally, and more. … [continued]