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Communities and Farmers Learn How to Harvest the Wind at Conference

September 27, 2011 - 4:11pm -- Anonymous

Pennsylvania farmer Marty Yahner attended the Community Wind Across America Conference for the Mid-Atlantic region in February 2011 for two reasons: first he spent the last year planning to put a wind turbine up on his on property, and he said "in addition to that, I'm here as a local developer, trying to develop a 30MW project in northern Cambria County on my farmland and the surrounding farmland around us."

Small Wind Energy State Rebate Programs

Some states have rebates for Small Wind Energy Systems, and the number of programs have increased with funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

If your state is not listed below, then check the the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) web site to review programs for your state.


Emerging Renewables Program
California Energy Commission - Consumer Energy Center


Solar And Wind Energy Rebate Program
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity


Commonwealth Wind Incentive Program
Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust


Minnesota Small Wind Turbine Rebate for Residences
Minnesota Office of Energy Security

New Jersey

Renewable Energy Incentive Program
New Jersey's Clean Energy Program

New York

On-Site or Small Wind Incentives
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority


Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

Galloo Island Wind Farm Informational Briefing for Contractors


Watertown, NY - Upstate NY Power and The Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency are seeking local contractors, vendors and suppliers to be involved with the Galloo Island Wind Farm project. An event open to all companies in our region will be held by the JCIDA and Upstate NY Power on Friday, May 7th at the Watertown Elks Club. The event will encourage local employers to participate in the may required aspects maintaining a business to business aspect. The project will be inclusive of the development of 82 turbines.

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AWEA Finance & Investment Workshop


New York, NY - Confused about what it means to start construction by year end? Have questions about the cost of capital and what terms are on offer currently in the tax equity and debt markets? Wonder how stock analysts see the prospects in the wind sector?

Come to the AWEA Finance & Investment Workshop to hear directly from industry leaders and key policymakers.

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Great Lakes Regional Wind Resources 2009

The Updates on Great Lakes Regional Wind Energy Resources were presented  February 23-24th, 2009 in Columbus, OH. Attendees and wind energy experts discussed the mid-size turbine market, comparative economics, how renewable translate into rates, integrating wind into the grid, and Wind Working Groups.


Workforce Opportunities in Ohio’s Wind Industry
Emily Amato, Cuyahoga Community College,
Ohio Wind Working Group
AWEA Policy Update
Jeff Anthony, American Wind Energy Association
Landowner Options and Legal Issues in Wind Lease Agreements
Lisa Daniels, Windustry
Wind Turbine Supply Chain
Matt Garran, Great Lakes WIND Network
Great Lakes Wind Collaborative Overview & Update
John Hummer, Great Lakes Commission
Economic Policy Panel “Fuel Price Forecasts”
Ron Lehr, Consulting Attorney
10 FAQ’s About Wind Energy Integration…and Answers
Michael Milligan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Ohio’s Offshore Permitting Experience
David E. Nash, McMahon DeGulis
Renewable and Conventional Energy Generation:
Capacity and Costs

Ric O'Connell, Black & Veatch

Wind Supply Chain Workshop


Rochester, NY - Greater Rochester Enterprise and the Great Lakes WIND Network will present "Wind Supply Chain Workshop" on Tuesday, November 10 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. The half-day workshop will assist manufacturing firms who are interested in new business opportunities in the expanding wind supply chain market.

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Finance & Investment Workshop 2009


Learn how wind energy incentives from the February 2009 American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) will allow the industry to continue to grow during an economic downturn and will create new ways of financing wind projects at the AWEA Finance & Investment Workshop. This one day workshop will offer a first look at financing projects under these new programs, including the U.S. Treasury grant program and U.S. Department of Energy Loan Guarantee program.

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