AWEA will be represented at the Power-Gen International conference next week in Orlando, Fla., with the session below focusing on wind organized by AWEA Business Development Manager Jeff Anthony. This two-hour session will be an excellent chance to get an overview of what's happening in wind and what's next. (And if you're at Power-Gen, be sure to stop by the AWEA booth, #1247. We have a special 20% discount offer on new memberships running through December!)
Session: HOW WIND POWER WORKS FOR AMERICA
Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Chair: Jeffrey Anthony, American Wind Energy Association
Wind power is the second-fastest form of new generation in the U.S. for the past four years. This session will explore the growth of wind projects, the new jobs created in the wind industry, the trends in wind turbine designs and the manufacturing of turbine components in the U.S.
Market Overview and Projections for Wind Power in the United States
Matthew Kaplan, IHS Emerging Energy Research
Why Wind Energy is Necessary: A Clean Solution to Meeting Energy Demands and Diversifying the Nation’s Power Structure
Andy Cukurs, Suzlon Wind Energy Corp.
System Identification on Alstom ECO 100 Wind Turbine
Carlo-Enrico Carcangiu, Ph.D., Michele Rossetti and Iciar Font, Alstom Wind; Stoyan Kanev, ECN Wind Energy
Siting Offshore Wind Projects in the Gulf of Maine Using GIS
Patrick N. Graham, P.E., James W. Sewall Co.
Assessing the Impact of Wind Energy on the Electric Grid
Mark Ahlstrom, WindLogics