Hart Energy visited American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) in the middle of its Windpower 2019 conference held in what’s been oil and gas central for decades. AWEA says this is a testament of the evolution of wind power from a new technology to a mainstay of 21st Century U.S. energy production.
Jessica Morales sat down with Jana Adams, AWEA’s senior vice president, on the exhibition floor. “We are one of the fastest growing industries in terms of jobs. We have intentionally focused on that this week to make sure that everyone knows that renewables are just a big source of jobs for a community. We are seeing that growth in Houston, as well as the rest of Texas,” Adams said.
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Hart Energy walked the exhibit floor at AWEA Windpower 2019 to find out what oil and gas companies are doing in the renewables sector, plus what projects are making a name in the U.S.