This webinar was hosted by Windustry with support from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on May 18, 2010. The webinar provided a discussion of discuss environmental assessments for land-based wind energy development in and near communities along the Great Lakes.
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.
The Meeting on Great Lakes Regional Wind Energy was held on March 1-2, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Attendees heard presentations on a variety of topics, including: transmission planning and strategy for the great lakes region, wind project economics, renewable energy credit markets and state renewable portfolio standards, and challenges and opportunities in siting wind projects. Please see below for the agenda and archived presentations.
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.
Webinar: Landowner Options Wind Energy- October 11, 2007
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Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is located in WI. It hosts and Energy Fair and promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration.
The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) is a multi-state coalition of clean energy funds. Sixteen states across the U.S. have established funds to promote renewable energy and clean energy technologies.
This handbook was prepared by Windustry for the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois and published January 1, 2004.
The Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development (GPISD) provides timely information, models and policy analysis on sustainable development in Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Iowa, and Manitoba.