Events

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

International Partnering Forum for Offshore Wind

June 11, 2020 @ 8:00 a.m. Aug. 20, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Add to calendar

On May 4, the Business Network for Offshore Wind announced that the International Partnering Forum for Offshore Wind will be held online August 18–20, to be preceded by a biweekly Livestream webinar series beginning Thursday, June 11. Planned presentation topics from DOE’s National Laboratories include emerging technologies for offshore wind resource characterization, floating technology innovations, large-turbine trends, environmental effects in offshore environments, and workforce development.

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U.S. Offshore Wind Virtual

June 18, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m. June 19, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Add to calendar

Registration for US Offshore Wind Virtual is now open! Walt Musial, manager of the offshore wind program at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, will present.

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REcharge Academy

July 13, 2020 @ 8:00 a.m. July 16, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Narragansett, R.I. | Add to calendar

Now in its thirteenth year, the REcharge Academy is an educator training program focused around renewable energy. 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. The REcharge Academy combines materials from REcharge Labs, WindWise, KidWind, NEED, WhiteBox Learning, and Vernier as well as many other materials that are useful in the classroom.

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AWEA Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Conference 2020

Sept. 29, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m. Sept. 30, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Minneapolis, Minn. | Add to calendar

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Conference focuses on wind farm production. Meteorologists and engineers will highlight recent advances and debate the critical issues affecting wind resource assessment. Attendees of this technical conference will participate in targeted networking sessions and view presentations on new state-of-the-art techniques and technologies. As the conference concludes, attendees should expect to gain critical insight into the key matters by which the industry makes energy predictions.

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AWEA Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference

Sept. 30, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m. Oct. 1, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Minneapolis, Minn. | Add to calendar

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) re-scheduled this conference to September; it will follow the AWEA Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Conference. Day one will include committee meetings and a networking reception with exhibits. Day two will be devoted to sessions, exhibits, and networking. The program will feature two educational tracks: wildlife and community engagement issues. Leading up to the conference, conference organizers will host webinars covering topics that will prepare attendees for in-depth discussions and engagement during the live event. The Wind Energy Technologies Office plans to exhibit alongside the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories. If you’re at the conference, stop by the DOE booth to learn about DOE-funded R&D to better understand and mitigate wind’s impacts on wildlife and air traffic, weather, and defense radars. DOE will also share community siting resources and information and demonstrate a range of tools.

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13th NWCC Wind Wildlife Research Meeting

Dec. 1, 2020 @ 8:00 a.m. Dec. 4, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Kansas City, Mo. | Add to calendar

This year’s meeting will feature the latest research, lessons learned, and opportunities for collaboration for both onshore and offshore wind energy and wildlife, including pre-meeting workshops on some of the most pressing challenges and opportunities for scientists and practitioners.

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CLEANPOWER 2021

June 7, 2021 @ 8:00 a.m. June 10, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Indianapolis, Ind. | Add to calendar

On April 6, 2020, the American Wind Energy Association announced the cancellation of the first annual CLEANPOWER Conference and Exhibition due to the COVID-19 outbreak. CLEANPOWER 2021 will take place June 7–10, 2021, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Find more information on the event website.

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