American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wind Energy

Lobbying Interests:
Promotion of the development of wind energy.

CEO Name:
Denise Bode
Manager of Economic Development Partnerships

Contact
BL
Brad Lystra
1501 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 249-7352
blystra@awea.org
www.awea.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Lee Cullen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 11/7/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Curt Pawlisch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 11/7/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeffrey Vercauteren Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 11/7/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Chris Kunkle Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/8/2012 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 72
Assembly Bill 72
Relating to: wind energy system rules.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/24/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 146
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: use of renewable resource credits to comply with renewable portfolio standards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 527
Assembly Bill 527
Relating to: commissioners of the Public Service Commission; notices, orders, and determinations of the commission; certificates of authority issued by the commission; approval of contracts by the commission; electricity sales from certain wholesale mercha...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/15/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 50
Senate Bill 50
Relating to: wind energy system rules.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/24/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 263
Senate Bill 263
Relating to: setback requirements for wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/12/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 428
Senate Bill 428
Relating to: commissioners of the Public Service Commission; notices, orders, and determinations of the commission; certificates of authority issued by the commission; approval of contracts by the commission; electricity sales from certain wholesale mercha...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 155

Other
Notification Date
2/15/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

PSC 128, wind siting rules.
Agency Name
Public Service Commission
Subject
PSC 128, wind siting rules.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 647 (11/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-057
None
Notification Date
11/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development, drafting, or introduction of proposals relating to wind energy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting, or introduction of proposals relating to wind energy.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
July - December
$12,000.00
2012
January - June
$18,000.00
2012
July - December
$0.00
Total $30,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2011
July - December
3.50
2012
January - June
15.70
2012
July - December
5.60
Total 24.80
Total Hours Other 2011
July - December
25.00
2012
January - June
104.00
2012
July - December
77.40
Total 206.40

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: setback requirements for wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: use of renewable resource credits to comply with renewable portfolio standards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
35 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: commissioners of the Public Service Commission; notices, orders, and determinations of the commission; certificates of authority issued by the commission; approval of contracts by the commission; electricity sales from certain wholesale merchant plants; public utility removal of certain electric service lines; renewable resource credits; tampering or interfering with utility equipment; granting rule-making authority; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: commissioners of the Public Service Commission; notices, orders, and determinations of the commission; certificates of authority issued by the commission; approval of contracts by the commission; electricity sales from certain wholesale merchant plants; public utility removal of certain electric service lines; renewable resource credits; tampering or interfering with utility equipment; granting rule-making authority; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: wind energy system rules.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
25 %
2012
July - December
Total 13 %
Relating to: wind energy system rules.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
25 %
2012
July - December
Total 13 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
40 %
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
40 %
Total 29 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
20 %
Total 10 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
40 %
Total 15 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures