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Past Events in Tennessee

9 event(s).

NRECA TechAdvantage Conference

Date: 3/3/2014 to 3/6/2014

Location: Nashville, TN

Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)

This information was last updated on March 06, 2014

TechAdvantage offers attendees tools and knowledge to build successful co-ops in today's competitive energy marketplace. On March 6, the 2013 winner of the Wind Cooperative of the Year Award will be announced. This year marks the 13th anniversary of the award, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy in partnership with NRECA..

APPA National Conference

Date: 6/14/2013 to 6/19/2013

Location: Nashville, TN

Contact: American Public Power Association

Phone: 202-467-2900

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center

This information was last updated on June 26, 2013

The APPA National Conference helps utility leaders and policymakers connect with industry leaders, partners and peers while learning about the complex issues facing public power utilities.

The 2013 Public Power Wind Award recipient was recognized.

Wind Generating Jobs Webinar

Date: 4/1/2011

Location: TN

At 1 p.m. ET, please join the Southern Appalachia Regional Wind Energy Institute and the Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Institute for a webinar on the job and economic impacts from wind farm development. Participants will learn how to estimate job creation using the JEDI model and compare this to the real on-the-ground results of wind farm development from a local perspective. Register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/457764539.

APPA Customer Connections Conference

Date: 10/26/2008 to 10/29/2008

Location: Nashville, TN

Contact: Randy Manion, Western Area Power Administration

Source: American Public Power Association.

The U.S. DOE Wind Powering America booth will be exhibited at this event. Approximately 250 utility industry leaders will attend this event.

Residential Wind Workshop

Date: 2/10/2007

Location: TN

Contact: Tennessee Wind Working Group

Phone: (865) 637-6055 ext 15

Cleveland State Community College, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Tennessee Wind Working Group (TNWWG) held a free residential workshop. Participants walked away with an understanding of how wind energy works, how to test wind resource potential, an understanding of the current financial incentives, and how wind energy systems are installed. The experts answered questions about system installation, wind energy system costs, and the different type of systems. The group had a lively conversation about the benefits of using clean energy combined with energy efficiency.

The 35-40 participants heard presentations from Gil Melear-Hough of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and Rick Carson of Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) who co-coordinate the TNWWG, along with Jolyn Newton of TVA Green Power Switch Generation Partners, Thomas Tripp of Big Frog Mountain, Inc., Allan Gentry of Cleveland State Community College Construction Technologies Program, and Brandon Blevins of the Tennessee Wind Working Group.

Following lunch, the group was able to have a question and answer with Thomas Tripp of Big Frog Mountain, Inc., discussing the installation of the wind energy systems. Tripp brought along a small wind turbine to provide participants with a visual assessment of a small wind turbine. Rick Carson of TVA provided demonstration blades from several wind turbines, including the new Southwest Sky Stream 3.7. The group also was able to see Cleveland State's small vertical axis wind turbine.

Even though much of Tennessee is below a class 2-wind regime, there are places in East Tennessee where there is sufficient resource for residential wind. There are also several sites that would support utility-scale wind power, including the Southeast's first utility-scale wind farm, Buffalo Mountain, in Oliver Springs, TN.

The Tennessee Wind Working Group is a group of individuals, businesses, and policy makers interested in promoting wind energy in the state of Tennessee. The group is funded through Wind Powering America and the Tennessee State Economic Community Development - Energy Division.

Tennessee Wind Working Group Meeting

Date: 11/27/2006

Location: TN

Contact: Gil Melear-Hough

Phone: 865-637-6055

Conference call, 3:30 p.m.
You are invited to attend a conference call on Wind Power in Tennessee. If you are interested in attending please contact Gil Melear-Hough for the call-in number. The Tennessee Wind Working Group focuses on brining wind energy projects to the state of Tennessee. Any individual, company, or politician involved with the wind industry is a part of the Tennessee Wind Working Group. The purpose of this conference call will be to establish a communication between stakeholders and create dynamic strategies that bring wind projects to the state of Tennessee.

Tennessee Wind Working Group Meeting

Date: 3/5/2005

Location: Jonesboro, TN

Contact: Gil Melear-Hough

Phone: 865-637-6055, ext. 15

Second meeting of the Tennessee Wind Working Group.
Overview of the first meeting.

American Public Power Association (APPA) National Conference

Date: 6/14/2003 to 6/18/2003

Location: Nashville, TN

Contact: Paulette Kum

Phone: 202-467-2941

The conference featured over 40 sessions on the topics facing the electric utility industry and public power, covering all facets of utility governance and operations. It was a tool for those in the industry to learn about trends, changes, and new ideas, as well as ways to develop practical programs to benefit customers. Wind Powering America staff moderated a discussion forum on wind energy for minicipal utilities on June 17 and displayed a booth during the length of the conference.

Wind Powering the Southeast

Date: 6/27/2001 to 6/28/2001

Location: Knoxville, TN

The purpose of the workshop was to demonstrate that wind-powered electricity is a viable energy option in the southeast and to build relationships among wind energy supporters who can help shape the development of more wind resources in the Southeast. Topics included responding to large customers, drivers for and future of wind power, technical siting issues, and more.