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Pennsylvania farmer Marty Yahner attended the Community Wind Across America Conference for the Mid-Atlantic region in February 2011 for two reasons: first he spent the last year planning to put a wind turbine up on his on property, and he said "in addition to that, I'm here as a local developer, trying to develop a 30MW project in northern Cambria County on my farmland and the surrounding farmland around us."
The U.S. Department of Energy released the "2010 Wind Technologies Market Report," prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, providing a comprehensive overview of trends in the U.S. wind power market. Despite a trying year in which wind power capacity additions declined significantly compared to both 2008 and 2009, the U.S. remained one of the fastest-growing wind power markets in the world in 2010-second only to China-according to the report.Draft by Skarjune
Twin Cities environmentally-minded friends filled a theatre in the Lagoon Cinema in mid-July to watch a special screening of The Last Mountain, many met up for a social hour following the film. Proceeds benefited Windustry.
Seventeen Minnesota community and technical college instructors recently took part in Train-the-Trainer sessions on a new curriculum for Small Wind Energy Systems and are now prepared to offer courses on the subject.
The six-credit course material was produced by Windustry and written by experts, with support from the MN Office of Energy Security. It is the first of its kind in the country, designed to prepare installers for the written portion of the exam by North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).
In 2011, with a grant from the USDA, Windustry and the Region Nine Renewable Energy Task Force launched a Small Wind Bulk Buy Program to help rural enterprises take advantage of the state's wind resources and net-metering laws.New Content Type - belongs in Home and Farm Menu
Windustry is currently reviewing presentation abstracts for the Community Wind Across America Northeast Regional Conference Oct. 26-28, 2011 Desmond Hotel, Albany, NY
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: AUGUST 3, 2011
Download the submission form
For more information contact Adam Mehl
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION TO OPEN JULY 25, 2011
- Windustry is pleased to announce two Community Wind across America regional conferences in the coming months
The Small Wind Conference for installers, manufacturers, dealers and distributors returns to Holiday Inn Stevens Point Conference Center in WI, June 14 – 15, 2011
The annual small wind conference brings together professionals with those new to the industry for honest dialogue, networking.
- Photo: Courtesy of Courtney Driessen '12, Blooming Prairie, Minn.
A Second wind turbine began operating at the University of Minnesota, Morris, in March, 2011 - just south of the first public university large-scale wind research turbine in the nation, installed in 2005.