January 17, 2012
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Powering America initiative will present a series of monthly webinars in 2012 beginning this Wednesday, January 18, at 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). In the first of this series, Wind Powering America will host a discussion about recent activities that support increased market adoption of wind power technologies. The webinar is free and no registration is required. Login information is available.
Wind Powering America will host free, live webinars on a variety of themes on the third Wednesday of every month in 2012 starting at 3 p.m. Eastern. Audiovisual files and transcripts of these webinars are posted on the Wind Powering America website after each event. In addition, you can access more than 20 webinars in the archive.
First Three 2012 Webinars
Click on any of the future webinar listings below for login information, and stay up to date on the 2012 webinar series and other Wind Powering America activities by signing up for the biweekly WPA e-newsletter.
- Recent Market Acceptance Activities – Wednesday, January 18, 3 p.m. EST
The webinar will include a discussion of three projects that were funded as part of the DOE Wind and Water Power Program’s “20% by 2030” funding opportunity to support market acceptance of wind technology.
- Recent Workforce Development Activities – Wednesday, February 15, 3 p.m. EST
The webinar will provide a review of some of the outcomes of DOE’s recent workforce development projects that focused on creating educational opportunities to prepare students across the country for jobs in the wind energy industry.
- Development Markets for Wind Energy – Wednesday, March 21, 3 p.m. EDT
In 2011, Wind Powering America conducted regional studies that identified catalyzing demand for additional wind energy development as one of the key challenges to industry growth. This webinar will examine this challenge in-depth and provide presentations by industry experts on approaches that states and other interested parties can take to generate further demand for wind energy.
DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy invests in clean energy technologies that strengthen the economy, protect the environment, and reduce dependence on foreign oil. Learn more about DOE’s efforts to research, test, develop, and deploy innovative wind energy technologies.