Wind energy industry to reveal record results in Houston

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Executives from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), representing thousands of companies and stakeholders in the wind industry, will release the 2018 U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report at the Greater Houston Partnership on April 9.

WHAT: Texas is the leader for wind energy in America. Members of the media in Houston will have the opportunity to report on the latest information about wind power after remarks from industry leaders and a Q&A period.

AWEA’s U.S. Wind Industry 2018 Annual Market Report will offer a definitive look at U.S. wind-energy industry activity last year in Texas and across the country. The report reveals important industry accomplishments and data driven market trends, including job growth, quantified economic and environmental benefits, and technological innovation. Wind-project contributions to state and local taxes will be included in the report for the first time.

WHO: Leaders of the American Wind Energy Association, the national trade group for U.S. wind power, representing more than 1,000 companies including global leaders in wind power and energy development, turbine manufacturing, and service suppliers. Other participants to be announced in advance of the event.

WHEN: 9 to 9:45 a.m. Central, April 9, 2019; guests should arrive a few minutes before 9 a.m. so the program can begin promptly.

WHERE: The Greater Houston Partnership, 701 Avenida De Las Americas #900, Houston, Texas 77010.

RSVP: Members of the media, industry stakeholders, and AWEA members are invited to attend. Attendees should RSVP to Curtis Walter, cwalter@awea.org, 202-826-3828.

Note on parking: Parking for Partnership Tower is in the Avenida North parking garage with entrances on Rusk and Capitol. Please enter through the entrances marked “Public Parking.” Greater Houston Partnership visitors can park in visitor or public designated spaces on garage levels 4 through 7. After you park, take the garage elevator to the first floor lobby. Take the building lobby elevators to the ninth floor. Please bring your parking ticket with you for discounted validation. Upon leaving GHP offices, you will need to pay at one of the pay meters.