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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 Energy.gov 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

America’s First Commercial Offshore Wind Farm Goes Live

Offshore wind is one of the nation’s largest untapped energy sources Continue reading

Power of Opera & Nature

On October 6, Windustry is pleased to present an evening of cocktails and conversation. The amazing fury and soaring might of wind along with the glory of sunshine are integral in Opera scenes throughout the ages. Join us for an evening celebrating the powerful relationship between the arts and the environment. Continue reading

Special Edition: MN State Fair

Turbine Talk Windustry's State Fair 2016 Newsletter - Spotlight on a few of our State Fair partners: RES, United Wind, and Sempra US Gas & Power - - Volunteer with us at the Minnesota State Fair! - - Thank you to all of our State Fair partners! -   Continue reading

August 2016 Newsletter

Turbine Talk Windustry's August 2016 Newsletter - Spotlight on CEG, one of our State Fair partners - - Volunteer with us at the Minnesota State Fair! - - Report from the Maker Faire Detroit -   Continue reading

July 2016 Newsletter

Turbine Talk Windustry's July 2016 Newsletter - Volunteer with us at the Minnesota State Fair! - - Report from the MN Farmers Union Conference - - 2016 Community Wind Awards in DC -   Continue reading

2016 Wind Awards at the DWEA Conference, Washington, DC

Updates from them DWEA (Distributed Wind Energy Association) Conference in Washington DC where the 2016 Wind Awards were presented.  We would like to congratulate Mia Devine on receiving the Community Wind Innovator Award as well as Trudy Forsyth who was presented with the Distinguished Service in Community Wind 201 Award. Continue reading

Happy Earth Day!

Since 1970, Earth Day has inspired millions of people to take action on environmental issues. This year, it’s coinciding with the signing of the historic Paris Climate Agreement. This is a moment to take stock in how far we have come and to consider new actions we can incorporate into for our own life with family and friends. Continue reading