DWEA Lauds New ITC Legislation Supporting Distributed Wind Power: Industry Now Well Positioned for Rapid Growth

Distributed Wind Energy Association Press Release

“Placing small wind on parity to solar for the Investment Tax Credit allows corporations as well as small businesses and farms in the heartland of our country to realize the monetary value of their natural renewable resources,” stated Ciel Caldwell, President and Chief Operating Officer of Northern Power Systems.

“This type of support for distributed wind power grows America’s small businesses and supports the growth of U.S. manufacturing jobs. It also builds economic opportunity and energy self-sufficiency in rural towns from Maine to California,” noted [Jennifer Jenkins, Executive Director of the Distributed Wind Energy Association]. Read more here.

DWEA projects 30 gigawatts of distributed wind capacity by 2030 and tens of thousands of new jobs with the right policies in place. Click image to link to DWEA’s white paper. 

About the Distributed Wind Energy Association
The Distributed Wind Energy Association is a collaborative group comprised of manufacturers, distributors, project developers, dealers, installers, and advocates, whose primary mission is to promote and foster all aspects of the American distributed wind energy industry. Distributed wind, commonly referred to as small and community wind, is the use of typically smaller wind turbines at homes, farms, businesses, and public facilities to off-set all or a portion of on-site energy consumption. DWEA seeks to represent members and associates from all sectors with relevant interests pertaining to the distributed wind industry.

See Also: Small & Community Wind, American Wind Energy Association