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Windustry Summer 2017 Internships

Position Announcement:Windustry Summer InternshipsSummer 2017   BACKGROUND:  Windustry is a non-profit based in Minneapolis. Our mission is to promote sustainable energy solutions and empower communities to develop and own clean energy assets. As an independent voice acting in support of communities, we work, through education, outreach and advocacy, to advance broad community commitment to renewable energy. Continue reading

Windustry Presents Community Wind Awards to Those Blazing New Trails for Renewable Energy

March 6, 2017, For Immediate Release 2017 Community Wind Distinguished Service Award Windustry and its Board of Directors along with a peer group of professionals who work in Community and Distributed Wind were pleased to present the 2017 Distinguished Service in Community Wind Award to Malcolm Brown in Washington DC last week. Continue reading

Windustry Partners with the Midwest Solar Expo & Smart Energy Symposium

Industry leaders converge in Minnesota for leading regional solar and smart energy event Continue reading

Special Notice: Distributed Wind – Competitiveness Improvement Project

Originally posted here on January 17, 2017; modified March 15, 2017 The U. S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) intends to release requests for proposals (RFPs) during the third quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2017 (by April 30, 2017). Continue reading

A Renewable Energy Revolution in Small-Town America

Watch the documentary produced as part of The Atlantic's American Futures project. Continue reading

New Report Shows Potential Growth of Distributed Wind Energy for On-Site Power

The U.S. Department of Energy recently released a first-of-its-kind assessment of the potential future growth of distributed wind energy in the United States through 2050. Continue reading

State renewable energy mandates are producing enormous benefits

Much has been made of the rapid rise of renewable energy in the US, but the policy workhorse behind it does not get nearly enough attention or credit. Continue reading

Tour a Wind Turbine

The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) in Colorado is one of the world's leading clean energy research facilities. Click here to read about the NWTC and watch a video to take a tour of a wind turbine.  

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Distributed Wind Power

This article is part of the series highlighting the “Top Things You Didn’t Know About…” and was written by Alice Orrell, Energy Analyst, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The original article can be found here. Continue reading

U.S. Q3 2016 Installed Wind Capacity

The amount of wind energy available in the United States is continuously growing bringing the nation closer, bit by bit, to the wind energy goals set out in the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Vision Report—35% of the nation's end-use electricity demands coming from wind energy by 2050. Continue reading