Windustry Publication

Windustry Email Newsletter - February 2008

February 21, 2008 - 3:47pm -- Anonymous

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  • Los Angeles Breaks Ground on Nation's Largest City-Owned Wind Farm
  • ProductionTax Credit Update
  • 2XtM Snowkiters Raise Wind Energy Awareness Across ND
  • Sacramento Municipal Utility Releases RFP for Renewable Energy

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Community Wind Energy 2008: Downloadable Flyers

This page contains downloadable versions of promotional materials for Community Wind Energy 2008.

Please feel free to download and distribute these to any interested parties.

There are currently six flyers offered:

  • CWE08Brochure.pdf: the official conference brochure with agenda information and a registration form.
  • CWE2008 small.pdf: a low-resolution, full-page PDF version suitable for emailing or posting on the web.
  • CWE2008 print quality.pdf: a high-resolution, full-page PDF version suitable for printing
  • CW08 Promo Flyer4 Half Sheet.pdf: a high-resolution, half-page version suitable for printing
  • Exhibit and Sponsor Info 2008.pdf: information about becoming an exhibitor or sponsor of Community Wind Energy 2008.
  • CWE08Postcard: a postcard-sized "Save the Date" flyer, suitable for printing

Please direct any questions to Windustry at the contact information at the bottom of this page.

Free Windustry Sticker!

You can receive a free Windustry sticker featuring our popular "Milk This" poster art. These glossy stickers are printed on 60 lb. paper and feature a durable, water-resistant UV-coating--not to mention that they're perfectly sized for your water bottle!

To receive your sticker:

  1. Register on the Windustry web site (this will also give you access to premium content).
  2. Log in using your new registration information.
  3. Add a name and valid U.S. or Canadian address to your user profile.

If you are already registered on our web site, simply add an address to your profile.

Once you've entered a name and address on your profile, we'll send you a sticker to say thank you!

(We promise not to sell, share or distribute the contact information you share outside of Windustry!)

If you have any questions or need help with your user profile, please email or call us at 612-870-3461.

Webinar: Wind Energy Easements

Watch Windustry's web-based presentation on Wind Energy Easements from May 9th, 2007.
(Presented in conjunction with Colorado State University Extension Service and Iowa State University Extension Service.)

Click here to view now.

Lisa Daniels, Windustry
John Covert, Colorado Working Landscapes


Windustry's Executive Director, Lisa Daniels talks about common issues related to wind energy leases and easments and discusses other options for landowners as well as sharing some community wind success stories from Minnesota and Iowa.

John Covert, of Colorado Working Landscapes talks briefly about recent wind legislation in Colorado that increasethe options for farmer- and community-owned wind projects in that state.

Chapter 13: Power Purchase Agreement

A power purchase agreement (PPA) is a contract to buy the electricity generated by a power plant. These agreements are a critical part of planning a successful wind project because they secure a long-term stream of revenue for the project through the sale of the electricity generated by the project. Securing a good PPA is often one of the most challenging elements of wind project development.

This section covers the basics of a power purchase agreement and things to consider as you negotiate with a power purchaser. The main topics covered in this section are:

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