Events

Upcoming events related to wind power are listed below. WINDExchange also makes its calendar available through an RSS Feed.

U.S. Offshore Wind Market Update

Feb. 20, 2019 | 4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Eastern | Princeton, N.J. | Add to calendar

Liz Burdock, president of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, will discuss recent offshore wind developments in New Jersey and New York.

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KidWind Challenge California

Feb. 23, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. 2:30 p.m. Pacific | Desert Hot Springs, Calif. | Add to calendar

The KidWind Challenge is a wind energy learning experience for middle- and high school students around the United States. Student teams design, build, and test a functional, creative wind turbine and compete with their peers in a supportive environment. The KidWind Challenge is supported by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, which receives funding support from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Southeast Clean Power Summit 2019

Feb. 25, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. Feb. 26, 2019 @ 11:45 a.m. Eastern | New Orleans, La. | Add to calendar

The 8th annual Clean Power Summit will feature utility representatives, project developers, and industry experts discussing the most current information for stakeholders in the region.

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American Wind Energy Association Wind Project O&M and Safety Conference

Feb. 27, 2019 @ 7:30 a.m. Feb. 28, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Pacific | Coronado, Calif. | Add to calendar

Attendees will recognize unique challenges and identify solutions in four main sectors of the wind industry: health and safety, O&M, workforce training and development, and quality assurance.

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Distributed Wind Technology Standards Updating Forum

Feb. 27, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Eastern | Washington, D.C. | Add to calendar

Join representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Distributed Wind Energy Association, the American Wind Energy Association, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to discuss the current situation with certification of small and medium wind turbines and ways that the standards and the certification process can be improved. Session topics include an overview of distributed wind standards, turbine size or market justification for different standards, challenges to certifying distributed wind turbines, and identifying methods to improve certification.

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UNC Clean Tech Summit

Feb. 28, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. March 1, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Chapel Hill, N.C. | Add to calendar

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host its sixth annual UNC Clean Tech Summit, highlighting the latest innovations, trends, and challenges in the clean technology industry and how North Carolina is playing a key role in leading the way to a green global economy.

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Distributed Wind 2019 Business Conference

Feb. 28, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Washington, D.C. | Add to calendar

Distributed Wind 2019 is the annual business conference of the Distributed Wind Energy Association. This one-day conference brings together turbine manufacturers, project developers, thought leaders, and government program managers for an overview of business opportunities in the U.S. distributed wind industry.

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84th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference

March 4, 2019 @ 7:00 a.m. March 8, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Mountain | Denver, Colo. | Add to calendar

The North American Wildlife and Natural Resource Conference includes workshops and more than 150 meetings and functions for conference attendees including the administrators of federal, state, and provincial wildlife and other natural resource agencies; college and university program leaders; heads of leading private conservation organizations; and other managers, scientists, researchers, officials, and students of natural resources. The conference is a regular gathering of professionals to learn and exchange ideas.

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ESIG 2019 Spring Technical Workshop

March 19, 2019 @ 7:00 a.m. March 21, 2019 @ 12:30 p.m. Mountain | Santa Ana Pueblo, N.M. | Add to calendar

This three-day event will include a half-day tutorial, Energy Systems Integration Group (ESIG) Working Group Meetings, and the technical workshop.

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American Wind Energy Association Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference

March 26, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. March 28, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Mountain | Albuquerque, N.M. | Add to calendar

Siting wind energy projects is a crucial part of wind power development and operations. Attendees will learn and discuss how wind projects interact with surrounding communities and natural environments.

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2019 Business Network for Offshore Wind International Partnering Forum

April 8, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. April 11, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | New York, N.Y. | Add to calendar

The Business Network for Offshore Wind's International Partnering Forum is a technical conference for offshore wind in the United States and is dedicated to moving the industry forward. Offshore wind brings new revenue streams and thousands of jobs to the United States. Attending the conference provides attendees with the opportunity to network with the industry’s leading global experts, generate new business opportunities, and strengthen the U.S. offshore wind supply chain.

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State Energy Conference of North Carolina

April 30, 2019 @ 7:00 a.m. May 1, 2019 @ 4:30 p.m. Eastern | Raleigh, N.C. | Add to calendar

The State Energy Conference provides actionable insight into the business of energy, connecting technical innovation, diverse resources, and industry opportunity to help drive North Carolina's regional energy economy forward. Professional continuing education credits are available. This year the Inaugural Energy Innovation Student Pitch Competition will be held; student teams from North Carolina-based colleges and universities will compete for prizes.

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American Wind Energy Association WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition

May 20, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. May 23, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Houston, Texas | Add to calendar

Save the date for AWEA WINDPOWER in Houston.

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The Energy Fair

June 21, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m. June 23, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m. Central | Custer, Wis. | Add to calendar

Organized by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, The Energy Fair brings more than 10,000 attendees together to learn about renewable energy. The Energy Fair features keynote speakers, more than 200 exhibitors, and more than 200 workshops on energy efficiency and renewable energy topics.

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National Energy Conference for Educators

July 7, 2019 @ 2:30 p.m. July 11, 2019 @ 11:00 a.m. Central | Galveston, Texas | Add to calendar

The 2019 Energy Conference for Educators brings together educators that are passionate about bringing energy education to their classrooms. The conference provides teachers with the most up-to-date information on all aspects of energy including the science of energy, sources of energy, transportation, electricity, efficiency, and environmental and economic impacts. Participants receive the training and materials to implement innovative hands-on energy units in their classrooms, multi-disciplinary teams, and after-school programs. National Energy Education Development leaders at the conference help participants develop specialized units that meet state standards and can be utilized with students of all learning styles.

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2019 REcharge Academy

July 15, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m. July 18, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Narragansett, R.I. | Add to calendar

The 2019 REcharge Academy is a four-day educator training program focused on renewable energy and the future of offshore wind. The intensive training blends lectures from experts and tours of energy facilities with replicable hands-on K-12 lessons to give educators content as well as context. On the last day, educators will tour America’s first offshore wind farm near Block Island, Rhode Island.

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Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Conference 2019

Sept. 10, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Pacific | Renton, Wash. | Add to calendar

How much energy a wind farm will produce is the biggest driver of wind farm economics. Accurate resource assessment is critical in developing successful wind projects and has a direct impact on which projects are financed and constructed and which are not. At the American Wind Energy Association Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Conference, meteorologists and engineers highlight recent advances and debate the critical issues affecting wind resource assessment.

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Southeast Renewable Energy

Nov. 7, 2019 @ 7:00 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m. Eastern | Atlanta, Ga. | Add to calendar

At Southeast Renewable Energy, attendees will learn about the key trends impacting renewable energy project development, finance, and investment; meet with utility procurement managers; and engage in networking and deal-making with the decision-makers driving the industry.

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