Traverse City Light & Power’s board has voted to include a community wide 100 percent clean energy goal in its strategic plan. The ARA Jobs Tour hosted a roundtable discussion with local clean energy businesses, city officials, and utility representatives n the job creation and other economic benefits of that goal at Traverse City Light & Power’s headquarters.
Southern Power was joined by General Motors, General Mills, and local elected officials to host a ribbon-cutting celebrating the commercial operation of their 148-megawatt (MW) Cactus Flat Wind Facility in Concho County, Texas.
Minnesota companies Mortenson and Ulteig joined AWEA, SEIA, and ESA to highlight the jobs created by wind, solar, and storage at Wind on the Wires' Renewable Energy Benefit Breakfast in Saint Paul.
Central Iowa Power Cooperative and NextEra Energy Resources celebrated the groundbreaking of Heartland Divide, the newest wind farm in Iowa.
Alliant Energy presented Sen. Grassley with Wind Champion award and highlighted Iowa’s wind industry employment.
Local elected officials toured the new Pattern Energy wind farm in New Mexico and discussed the job creation and economic benefits it will deliver to the Grady community.
Local elected officials and press joined Xcel Energy and Vestas on a tour of the 600 megawatt Rush Creek wind farm. The project is currently under construction and is expected to come online in October.
GRID Alternatives & Denver Housing Authority Solar Training Academy – Tour of E-Light Electric and Namaste Solar.
Starwood Energy Group and General Motors (GM) hosted a tour of the Northwest Ohio Wind Project in Paulding County on April 26, 2018.
Cypress Creek Renewables Announced a New Solar Monitoring Control Center
The American Wind Energy Association recognized New Mexico's growing leadership in wind power development with the release of their annual report at the New Mexico state capitol.
Cypress Creek Renewables Announced a Workforce Development Initiative With Cape Fear Community College.
SolarTech Universal and Vote Solar co-hosted a media tour of the SolarTech facility and operations.
Representative David Joyce and State Representative Dave Greenspan toured Talan Products in Cleveland, one of the fastest growing inner-city businesses in the nation and a supplier of leading solar installers. The representatives met with Talan CEO Steve Peplin and WIRE-net's John Colm.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Gregg Adams visited Ideal Solar in Fairfield, IA.
Economic development, legislative, and business leaders joined community neighbors on Tuesday, October 24th to tour the 3 megawatt Bedford Solar Farm currently under construction.
About the Tour
The solar and wind industries are leading drivers of American job growth. We're hosting events across the U.S. to provide education about the jobs and community revitalization benefits of solar and wind energy.