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Offshore Technology Conference

April 30, 2018 @ 7:00 a.m. May 3, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m. Central | Houston, Texas | Add to calendar

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is for energy professionals to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters.

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2018 Island Energy Conference

May 3, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. May 5, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | South Portland, Maine | Add to calendar

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Island Energy Conference.

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AWEA WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition

May 7, 2018 @ 12:30 p.m. May 10, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m. Central | Chicago, Ill. | Add to calendar

Wind energy professionals from all over the globe will gather to network, learn, and advance their mission at the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA's) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition, the industry's largest exhibition in the Western Hemisphere.

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U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition 2018

May 8, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. May 10, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Chicago, Ill. | Add to calendar

The Collegiate Wind Competition 2018 challenges interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate students from a variety of programs to offer a unique solution to a complex wind energy project, providing each student with real-world experience as they prepare to enter the wind industry workforce. The event will be held at the American Wind Energy Association WINDPOWER Conference. The students are challenged to design a wind turbine based on market research, develop a business plan to market the product, build and test the turbine against set requirements, and demonstrate knowledge of siting constraints and location challenges for product installation. All products will be judged by a panel of wind industry leaders. Learn about event updates on Facebook.

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2018 Alaska Regional Energy Workshops - Kodiak

May 15, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m. May 16, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Alaska | Kodiak, Alaska | Add to calendar

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is offering a series of regional workshops designed to provide Alaska Native leaders and their staffs with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the complexities of developing and implementing energy projects in Alaska, including:

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New England Energy Conference and Exposition

June 4, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. June 5, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m. Eastern | Falmouth, Mass. | Add to calendar

Join the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association, New England's oldest non-profit trade association serving the competitive electric power industry, at this event that brings together more than 300 industry professionals including generation and transmission companies, project developers and operators, utility representatives, load aggregators and end-users, equipment suppliers, finance and legal experts, risk managers, environmental and engineering professionals, commodity traders and wholesalers, as well as government officials and industry regulators.

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U.S. Offshore Wind Conference & Exhibition

June 7, 2018 @ 7:00 a.m. June 8, 2018 @ 3:30 p.m. Eastern | Boston, Mass. | Add to calendar

The U.S. Offshore Wind Conference & Exhibition conference program covers a vast range of topics, including federal and state regulatory updates, state-by-state market developments, project updates, financing, permitting, cost reduction strategies, project execution, and technology selection, as well as two new breakout sessions: U.S. Offshore Wind Supply Chain Development & Opportunities or Commercializing Floating Wind Turbines. Valerie Reed, acting director of the Energy Department's Wind Energy Technologies Office, will present.

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Wind-Wildlife Technology Development and Innovation Open House

June 20, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m. June 21, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. Mountain | Boulder, Colo. | Add to calendar

In support of the U.S. Department of Energy's Technology Development and Innovation (TD&I) project to address wind-wildlife operational challenges, project members will host an Open House at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) in Boulder, Colorado. The event will provide information on environmental instrumentation characterization and development resources at the NWTC and other relevant topics.

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AWEA Regional Wind Energy Conference 2018 - Northeast

June 26, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. June 27, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Portland , Maine | Add to calendar

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Regional Wind Energy Conference 2018 - Northeast will feature discussions on land-based and offshore wind project development and expert insight into the region's growth potential. Educational sessions will include topics such as finance and investment, permitting, stakeholder engagement, construction, offshore activity, and transmission and interconnectivity. Exhibitors will display the latest in products, services, and solutions for the Northeast wind energy industry.

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2018 REcharge Academy

July 23, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. July 27, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Harrisonburg, Va. | Add to calendar

The REcharge Academy, a week-long renewable energy training workshop, is a unique opportunity for educators to develop a robust understanding of wind and solar power. 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. After successfully completing an Academy, attendees become REcharge Instructors and are certified to teach REcharge programming in their own areas. Learn more by downloading the 2017 REcharge Academy Report.

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2018 Sandia Blade Workshop

Aug. 28, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. Aug. 30, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Lubbock, Texas | Add to calendar

In 2004, the first Sandia Blade Workshop was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The average diameter of a rotor was 74 meters with just more than 6 gigawatts of total installed wind capacity.

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AWEA Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Conference 2018

Sept. 11, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. Sept. 12, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | Austin, Texas | Add to calendar

Accurate wind energy resource assessment is a critical factor in developing successful wind projects. Join wind industry project developers, wind assessors, and siting professionals for the annual American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Conference. At this technical event, attendees will participate in targeted networking sessions and explore the industry's needs through presentations on new state-of-the-art techniques and technologies.

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Oct. 10, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. Oct. 11, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Bsoton, Mass. | Add to calendar

Horizon18, a global solutions platform for the clean economy, will bring together clean economy solutions providers, customers, innovators, and investors to connect on projects that translate climate goals into solutions, innovations, new markets, and partnerships. Horizon18 will include:

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AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER 2018 Conference

Oct. 16, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. Oct. 17, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Washington, D.C. | Add to calendar

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AWEA Wind Energy Fall Symposium

Nov. 13, 2018 @ 7:00 a.m. Nov. 15, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Mountain | Colorado Springs, Colo. | Add to calendar

Industry leaders gather to strategize at the American Wind Energy Association's annual fall symposium.

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National Wind Coordinating Collaborative 12th Wind-Wildlife Research Meeting

Nov. 27, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. Nov. 30, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Central | St. Paul, Minn. | Add to calendar

The biennial National Wind Coordinating Collaborative Wind Wildlife Research Meeting provides an internationally recognized forum for researchers and wind-wildlife stakeholders to hear contributed papers, view research posters, and listen to panels that synthesize the most recent wind power-related wildlife research. Academics, researchers, conservation scientists, consultants, federal and state officials, NGO representatives, and wind industry professionals come together every other year for this unique opportunity.

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