#AmericanWindWeek 2020: Celebrate wind power August 16-22

#AmericanWindWeek 2020: Celebrate wind power August 16-22

Being in the midst of the dead of winter can make it feel like summer is a lifetime away. But August will be here before you know it, and that means it’s time to start thinking about #AmericanWindWeek 2020! We’re excited to celebrate all things wind for the fourth year in a row, this time August 16-22.

As a reminder, #AmericanWindWeek is a celebration of how wind works for our country. Elected officials and wind champions join forces at in-person events at wind farms and wind manufacturing facilities to show their support, and the conversation booms on social media. With your help, we achieved so much during #AmericanWindWeek 2019, including all the ways wind powers opportunity. Highlights included:

  • 41 #AmericanWindWeek events across 21 states
  • Over 175 local, state and federal lawmakers participated in #AmericanWindWeek 2019
  • Fox News and Washington Post mentioned #AmericanWindWeek along with an additional 175 online outlets and 45 broadcast outlets
  • 64.32 million social media impressions, about a 21% increase from #AmericanWindWeek 2018

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Greg is AWEA's Deputy Director of External Communications. He is the head editor and writer for Into the Wind, and oversees AWEA's online content and opinion writing. Greg holds a Master's degree in Global Environmental Policy from American University's School of International Service. He also holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and Journalism from Lehigh University.

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