09 May Five major American companies to FERC: Expanding & upgrading transmission keeps grid resilient

Five major American companies to FERC: Expanding & upgrading transmission keeps grid resilient Letter to FERC also requests improvements to transmission planning processes WASHINGTON – Major American companies, including Cargill, General Mills, Procter & Gamble, Nestlé, and Unilever have sent a letter to the U.S. Federal...

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24 Apr Wind Energy Foundation Quarterly Newsletter – Q1 2018

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] A WORD FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR One of the most exciting trends in the renewable energy field is the growing number of Fortune 500 companies and other large energy users that are committing to power their operations with renewables. Accompanying...

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11 Apr New report: Wind energy will deliver $54 million in payments to Ohio’s rural communities by end of 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2018 CONTACT: Julie Theado 614-774-6358 julie@krilecommunications.com New report: Wind energy will deliver $54 million in payments to Ohio’s rural communities by end of 2018 Fixing the state’s setback law for new wind projects would unleash over $4B in local investment COLUMBUS – Ohio’s wind power projects are...

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28 Mar Join the WEF team!

The Wind Energy Foundation is hiring! More details below. Program Associate                                                                                             The Wind Energy Foundation (WEF), a nonprofit organization focused on accelerating the nation’s shift to clean, domestically-produced renewable energy and delivering solutions to climate change, seeks a Program Associate to provide critical research, writing, and...

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23 Jan Wind Energy Foundation Quarterly Newsletter – Q4 2017

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] A WORD FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Donors and friends - In an era of intense political polarization, I find it helpful to regularly remind myself of the values and aspirations that bring Americans together. Polls consistently show that Americans, regardless of...

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16 Jan New Report: Transmission Needed to Meet Corporate America’s Growing Demand for Renewable Power

Report: Transmission Needed to Meet Corporate America’s Growing Demand for Renewable Power   Transmission planners are not accounting for up to 51 gigawatts of potential near-term procurement Corporate energy customers can help by participating in planning processes     WASHINGTON, DC – Big companies are increasingly signing deals to buy...

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27 Nov New report: Western EIM has delivered over $250 million in benefits, benefits up 144% from 2015 to 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 27, 2017 Western Energy Imbalance Market Has Delivered Over $250 Million In Benefits Annual Benefits Projected to Grow Another 55% This Year With Addition of Portland General Electric PORTLAND – The economic benefits of the Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) continue to increase as more...

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