Wind Energy and the Clean Power Plan

Major US DOE studies this year have looked at the falling price for wind energy and the improving technology for capturing wind at high elevations.  This study, from Bentham Paulos, looks at those aspects and advances the idea that wind energy could be an important component for states in meeting Clean Power Plan goals: Continue reading

Climate Change And President Obama's Action Plan

The White House has announced updates to the Clean Power Plan that are being described as the strongest climate legislation in US history.  Continue reading

Windustry Interns attend REcharge Academies workshop

Three Windustry interns attended a weeklong workshop given by KidWind / REcharge Academies.  This intensive training included electricity education, exhibit ideas, and tours of energy facilities. Continue reading

Kenya is building Africa’s biggest wind energy farm

Kenya's new wind farm will generate 1/5 of its power.  Read more here.

Slides & Video from Wind Vision webinar

We have the slides and video available from our recent Midwest Wind Energy Center webinar about the Wind Vision report, given by Rich Tusing.

Slides & Video from Social Acceptance Webinar

We have slides and video available from our recent Midwest Wind Energy Center Webinar about Social Acceptance for Wind, given by Eric Lantz.

White House Announces Rural Climate Actions

The White House recently announced a series of actions designed to address rural communities. It is Financing Hundreds Of Projects To Reduce Carbon Pollution In Rural Communities. Continue reading

Slides & Video from Wind Lease Webinar

We have the slides and video available from the April 2015 webinar, "Wind Lease Info for Farmers, Ranchers, & Rural Landowners."   This webinar includes information about how to evaluate a wind lease for both short and long terms, Power Purchase Agreements, and issues that could negatively affect a wind lease.

Windustry featured in Minnesota Women's Press

An article, "Your community, your energy, your choices," by Windustry executive director Lisa Daniels was featured in the April edition of the Minnesota Women's Press.  Continue reading

Guest Post from Student Tony Davis

Regardless of the paths we have chosen for ourselves, there are always opportunities to make a positive impact on our world. Whether you started in sales, as an entrepreneur, maintenance technician, or any other professional, there is time to apply those skills towards making a positive impact in your community. Renewable energies are becoming more and more vital for our society to function efficiently and sustainably. With individual commitment and community support, renewable energy use will continue to grow at an exponential rate. Continue reading