We’re halfway through #AmericanWindWeek– let’s see some highlights!

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We’re halfway through the second annual #AmericanWindWeek! In more than 30 towns and cities across the country, communities and business leaders have gathered to celebrate a future powered by thin air. From North Dakota to Florida, and Oregon through New Jersey, Americans are celebrating the economic opportunities, job creation, energy independence and clean air created by wind power.

The conversation has boomed on social media too. Here are some favorites from the first half of #AmericanWindWeek. Make sure to join the conversation!

America’s wind industry supports more than 100,000 American jobs at over 500 facilities across the country. Wind energy is an important part of America’s all-of-the-above energy future. #NewEnergyRealism #AmericanWindWeek pic.twitter.com/S9pgGzCY24

— Rick Perry (@SecretaryPerry) August 6, 2018

Everywhere the wind blows there are big fans of renewable energy. Let’s celebrate the power of wind together for #AmericanWindWeek, happening now. pic.twitter.com/PQTj3YcuDR

— NextEra Energy Res (@NextEraEnergyR) August 5, 2018

We Iowans have a long, proud history of producing the food that feeds Americans across the country. And, now we’re leading in the production of a new crop: wind power. https://t.co/Jd3Pc1GEjh

— Joni Ernst (@SenJoniErnst) August 7, 2018

It's #AmericanWindWeek. Did you know what this clean, renewable energy is achieving in New York State? pic.twitter.com/10C5BhMFcn

— NYSERDA (@NYSERDA) August 6, 2018

If you haven’t caught wind of what my brothers do:

Posted by Omar Marquez on Thursday, August 2, 2018

Fun fact: wind energy jobs are the second fastest growing jobs in the country #AmericanWindWeek pic.twitter.com/0hHKKQllfD

— Martin Heinrich (@TeamHeinrich) August 7, 2018

57,000+! Explore this database that maps every utility-scale wind turbine in the United States. ➜ https://t.co/0ma1MSAm2z #NewEnergyRealism #AmericanWindWeek pic.twitter.com/rXlttHKw0J

— Energy Department (@ENERGY) August 6, 2018

My husband is in this picture! So proud to be a member of the wind energy industry! 10+ years!!! https://t.co/ECTXxM8R3p

— Circle CR Ranch (@cr_ranch) August 6, 2018

Want to have a FAN-tastic week? Join @ATT by celebrating #AmericanWindWeek. https://t.co/4keESWABMR pic.twitter.com/ulZxUcX78V

— AT&T Impact (@ATTimpact) August 8, 2018

The #BP Fowler #wind farm team kicked off #AmericanWindWeek at the Benton County #Indiana Wind Energy Day. How are you celebrating this week? pic.twitter.com/CDEHJtjreN

— BP America (@BP_America) August 7, 2018

Check back soon for more highlights, and keep the conversation going using #AmericanWindWeek! Thank you to everyone participating!

Contributed By AWEA Blog