DOE Workshop: Deployment Barriers to Distributed Wind Technology

U.S. Department of Energy

Attendees of the Community Wind Across America conference for the Rocky Mountain region in Denver, along with others, are invited to join the U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday October 28, 2010 to brainstorm and develop concepts for federal legislative involvement in the distributed wind landscape that you believe would accelerate distributed wind deployment.

When: Thursday October 28th, 2010, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., following the Windustry Community Wind Across America conference

Where: Renaissance Denver Hotel, Denver, CO, USA

The ‘Deployment Barriers to Distributed Wind Energy' workshop is open to the public. Registration is free but required to attend. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

The US DoE's Wind Power Program would like to develop a list of immediate high impact, top down solutions (federal policy, legislation, and actions) to streamline distributed wind (small and midsize) turbine deployment for policymakers and DoE upper management to consider. Specifically the Program is interested in the following deployment barriers: zoning, permitting, installation, site assessment, interconnection, net metering, standards, and certification.

Download the Workshop Agenda