Women of Wind Energy - Twin Cities is pleased to host a Legislative Policy Panel, to include:
Freeport, IL - The public is invited to celebrate the opening of the Highland Community College new Wind Turbine Technician Training Center on Wednesday, June 3 at 12:30 p.m. Festivities will include remarks by HCC President Dr. Joe M. Kanosky and EcoEnergy LLC President Shawn Gaffney. The Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting and guests are invited to tour the new 5,500-plus-sq.-ft. facility. Refreshments will be served.
The Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association (GLREA) is coordinating the 4th Annual Michigan Energy Fair, which will take place June 26th - 28th, 2009, in Onekama , Michigan. The three-day event will unite people from throughout Michigan and the Great Lakes region to learn about energy issues and sustainable living. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend educational workshops, meet vendors offering valuable goods, services, and information, eat local food and hear great live music.
Dayton, OH - Wright State University hosts an Open House featuring Wright State University's new Renewable and Clean Energy Master's Degree Program in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
Elkton, MI - Catch the Breeze. Sponsored by the Elkton Chamber of Commerce. A full day of fun activities including Wind Turbine Tours and free movie screenings of Kilowatt Ours.
For a full schedule of events, see the Elkton Chamber of Commerce webpage - http://www.elktonchamber.com/turbinedays09.pdf
Oklahoma City, OK
An intensive two-day symposium on wind energy leases. Windustry Program Analyst Melissa Peterson will be one of the presenters.
The symposium will be held in the Student Center on the campus of Oklahoma State University in Oklahoma City. A detailed itinerary for the week is available here along with information about accomodations and registration.
The theme for this year’s conference is
Wind Energy in Iowa – Issues & Emerging Solutions
Keynote Speakers: Insights on Wind Energy from a National Perspective
John Dunlop, Sr. Technical Outreach Engineer, American Wind Energy Association
E. Ian Baring-Gould, Sr. Engineer, National Renewable Energy Lab
Panel Discussions on Deployment and Development and System Integration
Speakers will give an overview of both community-based and farm or small scale operations along with information on what land owners or elected officials need to know about opportunities to be involved. The seminar is co-sponsored by McLeod For Tomorrow and the Southwest Initiative Foundation. This event is free and open to the public.
Topics will include Technology Overviews, Project Financing Information, Legal Issues, and Opportunities for Rural Economies. The event will take place at the Hutchinson Event Center.
The MIT Energy Club Wind Energy Sub-Community is offering a workshop on Offshore Wind Technology: Today & Tomorrow during Wind Week 2009 at the MIT Media Lab