Board Level Members

American Clean Power Association is the national trade association for the U.S. wind industry – the country’s fastest growing energy industry. With thousands of wind industry members and wind policy advocates, ACP promotes wind energy as a clean source of electricity for consumers.

Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across 24 states. It is the second largest wind operator in the U.S. , producing 8GW of electricity and is the fourth largest utility company in the world by market cap. Avangrid employs 33,000 people.

Dominion Energy is one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, serving nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states. Headquartered in Richmond Virginia, the company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable and safe energy. 

Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7.2 million U.S. customers. They have approximately 57,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida.

With a production capacity that exceeds 27 million tons, Nucor is the largest producer of steel in the United States and the largest recycler in North America. Nucor supplies steel products for thousands of applications, including the wind energy industry.

NV5 is a global provider of engineering services, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology.

RWE is one of the leading international providers of renewable energy, owning more than 9 GW of capacity with another 2.6 GW under development. RWE aims to deliver renewable energy from technologies that address the growing concern about energy security, energy affordability, and climate change.

Specializing in energy, clean tech, and infrastructure, ScottMadden is a general management consulting firm that provides the right blend of industry knowledge, business focus and consulting experience to help your business succeed.

With 4.4 million customers and more than 43,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries.

SWCA Environmental Consultants helps clients across the U.S. overcome environmental challenges and move their projects forward. SWCA’s energy experts have the in-depth knowledge of the many project phases and compliance hurdles industry leaders face to guide projects through every step.

TotalEnergies is a multi-energy company that produces and markets fuels, natural gas and electricity. Our 100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is more affordable, more reliable, cleaner and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, our ambition is to become the responsible energy major.

Full Members

Apex Clean Energy, Inc. is a leading U.S.-based developer of commercial wind and solar energy facilities in North America with comprehensive in-house capabilities that include management of project development, financing, construction and operations.

Diamond Offshore Wind develops offshore wind projects in the US to ensure communities are equipped to meet the challenges of the 21st century while creating economic opportunity. Diamond is committed to addressing climate change through responsible development of offshore wind and partnership with local stakeholders

E2 is a national, nonpartisan group of business leaders, investors, and professionals from every sector of the economy who advocate for smart policies that are good for the economy and environment.

Parker Poe is a full-service law firm with over 275 attorneys serving clients from eight offices across the Southeast. Parker Poe attorneys advise independent power producers, utilities, and financing parties on the development, acquisition, and financing of renewable energy facilities.

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power to 533,000 customers in northeastern Texas, northwestern Louisiana, and western Arkansas.

Associate Members

Advanced Energy is a nonprofit founded in 1980 working to ensure that energy is clean, affordable, reliable, efficient and safe for all people. Advanced Energy works with electric utilities, government and private organizations to provide research, training and consulting in a variety of areas.

Founded in Denmark in 1930, COWI is an international consulting group with over 7000 employees worldwide. COWI works to create value for customers, people, and society. With experts in engineering, economics and environmental science, COWI creates coherent solutions for their customers.

CREADIS is a global engineering company with 20+ years of experience in advancing the wind industry. With 1,500 projects and 2M+ engineering hours, they work with industry leading OEMs, Developers, Owners, and Operators to help create and drive the innovation roadmap in renewable energy.

Crowley brings decades of applied, practical engineering and project management experience in offshore energy with the highest performing U.S.-flag vessels and terminal services to take offshore wind projects from concept to full deployment.

DARE Strategies LLC assists wind and solar developers in renewable power transactions with the military and other federal entities while ensuring projects are compatible with military training and test activities.

E4 Carolinas is the trade association for the Carolina energy companies and organizations, providing Members opportunities to increase their value and success. E4 promotes the Carolina Energy Economy, mindful of the Efficient use of our resources and conscious of our Environment – the “Four Es”.

ElectriCities is a not-for-profit membership organization of municipally owned electric utilities spread across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. We advocate for public power communities at the state and federal levels, and provide a number of administrative, technical, legal, and legislative services to members.

Greater New Orleans, Inc. is the regional economic development nonprofit organization serving the 10-parish region of Southeast Louisiana. Our mission is to create a region with a thriving economy and an excellent quality of life, for everyone. In 2019, GNO, Inc. launched the GNOwind Alliance.

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council oversees strategic workforce development initiatives designed to connect businesses with qualified workers and ensure the region has the talent needed for success. The Workforce Council administers workforce development programs in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia.

Jones Walker is a full-service law firm with over 350 attorneys committed to helping clients address today’s challenges, maximize opportunities, and set the stage for future success. Jones Walker’s renewable energy practice helps power producers, municipalities, and businesses collaborate and maximize opportunities related to wind-generated power projects.

Morningstar Law Group is a young, vibrant law firm that was founded with an eye on the future. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong sense of community service. Like many of our clients, we’re lean and efficient. We provide personal attention and practical solutions. And we’re committed to the long-term success of our clients.

North Carolina’s Ports are ideally positioned to serve the growing wind industry supply chain. The Port of Morehead City combines a naturally deep draft, no overhead or lateral restrictions, close proximity to open ocean access, and ample room for expansion.

The North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association works to ensure a sustainable future by promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency to the benefit of North Carolina through education, public policy and economic development.

Nexans brings energy to life through an extensive range of cables and cabling solutions that deliver increased performance for our customers worldwide. From nacelles to substations, and everything in between, Nexans offers a complete cable and accessory solution for wind-based operations.

Normandeau Associates, specializes in environmental and public involvement consulting, providing a suite of ecological and technological services for bird and bat monitoring at land-based and offshore wind facilities including TIMR and ATOM.

As a global manufacturer in the areas of lifting and cargo control, the SpanSet Group is recognized as a preferred supplier to the wind energy industry with subsidiaries in all key industrial countries and an international network of dealerships. Our mission is Certified Safety.

TNEI is a specialist, vibrant, international consulting company that has been at the forefront of providing expert technical advice to electricity network companies, renewable energy developers, regulators, and funding institutions all over the world for more than 20 years.

Turner Industries is a fully diversified industrial contractor. We help move the world forward by providing responsive, innovative solutions designed to increase plant production, reduce costs, reduce downtime, and even prevent shutdowns. Our “ONE Solution for Your Success” approach allows our clients to increase reliability and achieve operational excellence while lowering the cost of ownership.

Ventower Industries is a quality-driven steel fabricator specializing in turn-key solutions for the energy and industrial product markets. The company offers superiority in diversified steel manufacturing of onshore and offshore wind turbine towers, pressure vessels and complex structural steel assemblies.

Womble Bond Dickinson is a forward thinking practice with the energy, drive and determination to keep pace with our clients and a focus on delivering the relevant services they need.

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