Kicking off the AWEA Windpower 2013 event in Chicago, the new leadership of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) took to the stage and underscored a five-point plan to build a viable and sustainable industry centered around developing a unified message backed by personal contributions.

"The power of many can outweigh the power of money." -- Gabriel Alonso, incoming chair of AWEA and CEO of EDP Renewables North America