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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

Indiana Small Wind Webinar

In early 2016, Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) was fully approved by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) for a second round of their voluntary feed-in tariff (VFIT). We are calling it the NIPSCO VFIT 2.0. Continue reading

Lisa Daniels Finishes Climate Ride Vietnam-Cambodia!

This Climate Ride trip took place over 9 days and riders biked from Saigon to Angkor Wat.  Continue reading

Hey, its time to Get Your Wind Game On! (we have actual prizes)

Can you name any wind turbine you see? Well, we have a contest for YOU.  Watch our new video and count up all the wind turbines you can find.  Then, identify the make, model, and location of as many as you can.  The contestants with the most correct answers will win prizes!  This contest ends 12:00pm CST on Monday, November 30. 2015.   Continue reading

EPA Decision Tool Slides

The EPA has published a decision tool to help people determine if a site is viable for renewable energy development. MWEC provided a webinar illustrating the tool and these are the slides from the webinar. Continue reading

Webinar on EPA's Decision Tool

The Midwest Wind Energy Center & Windustry will be presenting a webinar on October 15 @1pm CST about the US EPA's new Decision Tree Tool.  Developed by US EPA's RE-Powering America's Land Initiative, the RE-Powering Electronic Decision Tree tool guides interested parties through a process to screen sites for their suitability for solar photovoltaics or wind installations.  Continue reading

September Newsletter

Windustry's September 2015 Newsletter Windustry awarded  1st Conservation Media Group Action Grant to support Community Wind Campaign! Continue reading

Lisa Daniels begins 5-day, 390-mile Bicycle Ride for Climate

Climate Ride produces charitable multi-day bicycle rides that raises money for nonprofits devoted to environmental action.  The upcoming ride is taking place on the coast of Maine.   Continue reading

Wind Energy Permit Toolkit

A new Wind Energy Permit Toolkit from our colleagues at the Northwest Wind Resource & Action Center is available!  This toolkit  includes information on how jurisdictions can standardize their zoning regulations and permitting processes to ensure safe and cost-effective wind energy development that is appropriate for their community. Strategies are provided for both large-scale wind projects connected to transmission lines and small-scale projects intended for on-site use.  Continue reading