The Hale Community Wind Project is under development in Texas, and at 1.1 Gigawatts, may become the largest farm in the nation with this type of ownership structure. The July issue of North American Wind Power cited the Windustry when describing the benefits community wind.
Wind turbine syndrome is an alleged condition caused by living near wind turbines. Its existence is contested by the vast majority of medical professionals.
- Event Date:Tuesday, September 30, 2014 to Wednesday, October 1, 2014Location:Eric P. Newman Education Center Washington University Medical Center St. Louis, MissouriDescription:The organizer of the conference is the Missouri Energy Initiative a small and young 501(c)3 with a mission and Board of Directors built with an eye towards collaboration and engagement. The conference is dedicated to providing an engaging, thoughtful and diverse experience to participants. The Midwest Energy Policy Conference annually addresses the key energy issues facing our region and country. This conference also provides a variety of opinions for the participants to consider which creates a very dynamic and energetic crowd.
- Event Date:Friday, October 3, 2014 to Sunday, October 5, 2014Location:Statewide in Ohio, see links for more info on tour sitesDescription:Join GEO for the 12th annual, statewide tour Green Energy Tour.
September 3, 2014. Join this year's riders to celebrate the end of Climate Ride, a 300-mile benefit bike ride to raise awareness of bike advocacy, sustainability, renewable energyand the threat of climate change, beginning in Grand Rapids, MI and ending at Northerly Island in Chicago, IL.
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August 21, 2014. Come visit the Windustry staff and volunteers at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair! We are presenting the Wind Energy Center within the Eco Experience from August 21-September 21, 2014.
*May 5, 2014 – The USDA announced funding for the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). REAP provides grants and loan guarantees to farmers, ranchers and rural small businesses for a wide range of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
Washington DC — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Request For Information (RFI) to gain public input on the development of a Wind Energy Workforce Roadmap, which will provide details on the current workforce landscape in the wind industry as well as future steps necessary to train and develop a green workforce for the sector.
Grant Applications are now being received for the Great Lakes Tall Tower Wind Monitoring project. The project is funded through the U.S. Department of Energy.
The program's scope of work requires the State of Wisconsin to use the DOE funds to award a total of two grants for:
Lake Michigan Project: collect and analyze 12 months of tall tower data from an existing 100 meter tall site within .5 miles of Lake Michigan
Lake Erie Project: collect and analyze 12 months of tall tower data from an existing 100 meter tall site within .5 miles of Lake Erie