Small Wind Energy News

Small Wind Conference Organizers Urge: Go With the Flow!

This June 16 – 18, Stevens Point Wisconsin will host the 10th annual gathering of Small Wind industry “insiders.” Participants at the Small Wind Conference will discuss issues such as Operations and Manufacturing trends and warranties, innovation and change for

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From Internship to ED: an interview with DWEA’s Jennifer Jenkins

As she was finishing her Environmental Science degree at Northern Arizona University, Jennifer Jenkins fell in love with wind energy after writing a research paper on utility scale wind. Following an internship with a Flagstaff turbine manufacturer where she focused on government incentives available for small wind, she’s been a strong advocate for the small wind industry ever since.

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DOE issues Guidance on Quality Assurance through Wind Turbine Certification Requirements

Within the DOE Wind and Water Power Technology Office (WWPTO) mission to lead the nation’s efforts to accelerate deployment of wind power technologies, Director Jose Zayas has issued a memorandum recommending certification as a means of consumer and stakeholder protection.

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Farm Bill Passed – Implications for Small Wind Funding

The Agricultural Act of 2014, commonly known as the Farm Bill, received the approval of both houses of the U.S. Congress and was signed by President Obama on February 7, 2014. Although the bill largely deals with agricultural subsidies and

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DOE to Host Webinar on Implications of Farm Bill for REAP Funding

The Department of Energy (DOE) Stakeholder Engagement and Outreach initiative will host a webinar at 3:00PM ET on May 21st, providing an overview of the new Farm Bill and how rural stakeholders can submit successful applications for REAP funding. Environmental

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OHIO: Green Energy Center replaces damaged, aging turbines and reaps big efficiency rewards

The Green Energy Center, near Brookeville, Ohio, is used to dealing with electricity, but a recent electrical storm was a bit more than they could handle. Two of their six nine-year old Bergey wind turbines were hit by lightning. When

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ASES Wind Division to host Webinar on Small Wind Standards

The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) Wind Division will host a webinar February 11, 2014, at 3 p.m. ET
 on the topic of Small Wind Standards.  The webinar will provide an overview of the status of the world and U.S.

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First Collegiate Wind Competition to be held in May

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Collegiate Wind Competition will be held May 5–7, 2014, alongside the American Wind Energy Association’s WINDPOWER® 2014 Conference & Exhibition at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Ten teams of undergraduate students from

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Appalachian State Seeks Professor of Appropriate Technology

Appalachian State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant/Associate Professor or Practitioner in Residence in the Department of Technology and Environmental Design beginning August 2014.

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2014 Small Wind Conference Seeks Presentation Proposals

The Small Wind Conference is seeking presentation proposals for the 10th annual conference, June 16–18 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Wind installers, site assessors, consultants, designers, authors, wind energy business owners and employees, and other professionals in the industry are invited to submit proposals before the January 31 deadline.

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