About Us

REWI is a groundbreaking independent nonprofit  that works to solve renewable energy, wildlife, and related natural resource challenges through sound science and collaboration


Through science and collaboration, accelerate responsible deployment of renewable energy to mitigate climate change and protect wildlife and ecosystems

REWI conducts and supports scientific research to better understand the risks renewable energy may pose to wildlife and related natural resources and develops solutions to avoid, minimize, and offset those impacts. Built on a strong partnership of leaders, REWI works collaboratively with the renewable energy industry, conservation and science organizations, and wildlife management agencies to ensure that renewable energy and wildlife both thrive. Prior to January 2022, REWI was known as the American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) with a focus on solving wind-wildlife challenges for a sustainable energy future.


Partners have made an organizational commitment to supporting wildlife conservation and responsible renewable energy development. Partners are REWI’s core champions, contributing their expertise, staff time, and financial support to advance REWI’s mission. We thank the Sustaining Partners who make REWI’s work possible:


Friends are pivotal in supporting REWI’s work and mission. They contribute time, resources, and financial support that help make solving renewable energy-wildlife challenges possible. We thank our Friends for supporting REWI’s work:

How to Partner

REWI’s organizational supporters are recognized for their leadership and commitment to responsible renewable energy development. Organizations can join at the Partner or Friend level.

As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, REWI also accepts tax-deductible gifts and grants. Your donation, large or small, will be welcome and put to immediate good use to help solve renewable energy-wildlife challenges.

Learn more about how your organization can partner with REWI or make a personal donation: