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Wind blows strong in the USA

WINDPOWER is being held in Chicago this year. Wind energy is gathering more and more momentum in the US. Every year AWEA strives attract new and diverse groups to the conference, with the aim of sparking new conversations, new connections and new ideas and 2018 is no exception. PES brings you the show preview of what is expected to be the US wind energy event of the year.


Wind power continues to lift the American economy. The industry closed 2017 strong, delivering 7,017 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity. That new capacity represents $11 billion in new private investment. There are now 89,077 MW of wind power installed across 41 states, enough to power 26 million American homes.

The wind industry is powering forward to continue growth into 2018 and beyond. WINDPOWER is where the industry comes together to plan for the future and keep this success story growing.

If you are invested in U.S. wind energy or looking to enter the market, AWEA WINDPOWER 2018 Conference & Exhibition is the place you need to be. It is where professionals from across the globe find top-tier speakers, world-class education, cutting edge technology, and premium networking. This complete conference experience cannot be found anywhere else.


By meeting face-to-face with thousands of industry professionals, developing relationships with leading wind energy companies, exploring potential with new or growing small businesses, and participating in forward-thinking sessions, you will find anything you need at the largest annual conference for the U.S. wind energy industry.

Join over 7,000 wind industry professionals May 7-10 in Chicago at the largest annual wind energy conference in the Western Hemisphere. Given the industry’s growth in 2017, AWEA expects this year’s event to be another significant opportunity for garnering relationships and developing business.


Each year, WINDPOWER hosts a variety of networking events to help attendees foster positive business relationships in engaging environments. The 2018 event will have even more networking opportunities, including additional meet-ups in the evening, morning runs, and a unique ‘choose your own ending,’ where attendees can participate in one of three iconic Chicago activities after the exhibit hall closes. There will also be a new area on the show floor where attendees can collaborate on areas of interest to increase learning opportunities.

Expand your business by connecting with over 400 exhibiting companies and organizations. Take part in premier educational and informational sessions led by over 100 expert speakers and panelists, including top CEOs and Presidents.

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