Events

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.

Cactus Flats
  • Texas ·

Eden, Texas

Overview 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…
  • Iowa ·

Audubon, Iowa

Central Iowa Power Cooperative and NextEra Energy Resources celebrated the groundbreaking of Heartland Divide, the newest wind farm in Iowa. CIPCO includes 13 electrical co-ops in 58 counties, and Heartland…
  • Iowa ·

Everly, Iowa

Alliant Energy and the American Wind Energy Association hosted Sen. Chuck Grassley to present him with a Wind Champion award for his long-standing support of American wind power. As the…
  • New Mexico ·

Grady, New Mexico

Pattern Development joined State Senator Pat Woods; New Mexico Secretary of Energy, Minerals, & Natural Resources Ken McQueen; Curry County Commissioner Robert Thornton; CRELA Board Member Paul Stout, and Clovis Industrial Development…
  • Colorado ·

Matheson, Colorado

On June 28, 2018, State Senators and Representatives toured the 600 megawatt Rush Creek Wind Farm under construction in Matheson, Colorado, about an hour and half southeast from Denver. The…
  • Colorado ·

Denver, Colorado

GRID Alternatives, in partnership with Denver Housing Authority, runs a Solar Training Academy. On June 27th, GRID hosted a tour of E-Light Electric and Namaste Solar to connect students with…
  • Ohio ·

Paulding, Ohio

Starwood Energy Group and General Motors (GM) hosted a tour of the Northwest Ohio Wind Project in Paulding County or local and regional press on April 26, 2018. Once complete,…
  • New Mexico ·

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Overview American wind power closed 2017 strong, attracting new jobs and private investment to farm and factory towns across the nation. The American Wind Energy Association, the industry’s national trade…
  • Ohio ·

Cleveland, Ohio

There are more than 105,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Ohio. Clean energy jobs grew almost six times faster than overall job growth in Ohio from 2015 to 2016. That’s why…
Fairfield Iowa
  • Iowa ·

Fairfield, Iowa

Clean energy jobs grew nearly 12 percent faster than all other jobs in Iowa’s economy last year, and solar jobs alone grew 15 percent between 2015-2016.  On November 1st, Governor…
  • Virginia ·

Bedford, Virginia

Economic development, legislative, and business leaders joined community neighbors on Tuesday, October 24th to tour the 3 megawatt (MW) Bedford Solar Farm currently under construction. Attendees saw first-hand how O2…

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