By Michelle Froese The competition will bring together the next-generation of wind-energy pioneers with top industry leaders at AWEA’s WINDPOWER 2018 in Chicago.
The Energy Department selected 12 collegiate teams to participate in the third Collegiate Wind Competition. This competition, led by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, challenges undergraduate students to:
Design and build a model wind turbine based on market research and siting considerations
Develop a business plan to market the products
Test the turbines against a set of rigorous performance criteria judged by a panel of wind industry leaders.
The competition will take place during the annual American Wind Energy Association‘s (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference
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