NEXT WEEK: American wind power returns to California

WINDPOWER comes home to California, a state that was an early pioneer of the modern wind energy industry. From humble beginnings in California’s windy mountain passes, wind power charted a rapid rise to become America’s leading source of renewable energy capacity in 2017, supporting over 100,000 American workers.


ANAHEIM, Ca. - WINDPOWER 2017, American wind power's largest annual conference and exhibition, makes a return to Anaheim next week.

What: WINDPOWER comes home to California, a state that was an early pioneer of the modern wind energy industry. From humble beginnings in California's windy mountain passes, wind power charted a rapid rise to become America's leading source of renewable energy capacity in 2017, supporting over 100,000 American workers.

California's wind power leadership continues today. Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León, the California Senate's most powerful member and legislative champion of the state's hallmark 50 percent renewable energy standard law, will provide the keynote address as the conference kicks off on the morning of Tuesday, May 23.

WINDPOWER brings together wind turbine technicians - America's fastest growing career - business leaders, farmers and ranchers, students, and many others from around the U.S. and the world. Attendees will see technology demonstrations, discover emerging trends, and make deals to shape the coming year.

When: May 22-25, 2017 - A regularly updated conference agenda is available here.

Where: Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802



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AWEA is the national trade association of the U.S. wind energy industry. We represent 1,000 member companies and over 100,000 jobs in the U.S. economy, serving as a powerful voice for how wind works for America. Members include global leaders in wind power and energy development, turbine manufacturing, and component and service suppliers. They gather each year at the Western Hemisphere's largest wind power trade show, the AWEA WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, next in Anaheim, California, May 22-26, 2017. Find information about wind energy on the AWEA website. Gain insight into industry issues on AWEA's blog, Into the Wind. And please join us on Facebook, and follow @AWEA on Twitter.

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