Events

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KidWind Challenge: Elkader, Iowa

April 25, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Central | Elkader, Iowa | 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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KidWind Challenge: Washington, DC

April 27, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Eastern | Washington, D.C. | 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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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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Wind Energy Technologies Office Peer Review

April 30, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. May 2, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. Eastern | Alexandria, Va. | Add to calendar

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) will hold its Project Peer Review to evaluate projects funded by DOE based on their contribution to the mission and goals of the office, track progress made against stated objectives, and assess the office’s overall management and performance.

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KidWind Workshop for Wind Energy Educators

May 3, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Pacific | Redmond, Ore. | Add to calendar

Middle school and high school teachers are invited to join the KidWind Project for an informative workshop. Workshop attendees will learn about the science and technology around wind turbines and blade design and will explore lessons around wind energy, wind turbines, and wind farm siting. The energy-based content combined with practical standards-connected classroom activities make it easy for teachers to bring renewable energy to their classrooms.

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Generalized Estimator (GenEst) Workshop

May 15, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. May 16, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Mountain | Albuquerque, N.M. | Add to calendar

Workshop attendees will gain hands-on experience using GenEst (A Generalized Estimator of Mortality), the recently published fatality estimation software.

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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

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Wind Energy Technologies Office will exhibit at the American Wind Energy Association WINDPOWER conference. If you’re at the conference, stop by the DOE booth to learn about efforts to advance scientific knowledge and technological innovation to enable clean, low-cost wind energy options nationwide. Some examples of presentations from DOE and the national labs throughout the conference are:

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Generalized Estimator (GenEst) Workshop

May 29, 2019 @ 7:00 a.m. May 30, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Pacific | Portland, Ore. | Add to calendar

Workshop attendees will gain hands-on experience using GenEst (A Generalized Estimator of Mortality), the recently published fatality estimation software.

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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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North American Wind Energy Academy/WindTech 2019 Conference

Oct. 14, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. Oct. 17, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Amherst, Mass. | Add to calendar

This conference will join the symposium of the North American Wind Energy Academy and the International Conference on Future Technologies in Wind Energy (WindTech) and will also be undertaken with the cooperation of the European Academy of Wind Energy. Conference sessions will focus on research and education topics relevant to the next generation of wind technologies. The conference will include technical sessions, panel discussions, graduate student symposium, a poster session, engineering software workshops, business meetings, and opportunities for interesting excursions.

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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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