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Perspectives:
Personal Interviews With Wind Industry Stakeholders, Pioneers, Advocates, and Electric Cooperatives

Wind Powering America interviewed various industry stakeholders to show different perspectives of wind energy's value. Wind Powering America also interviewed wind pioneers to examine how they have laid the groundwork for today's U.S. wind energy market. These interviews are one of a kind and provide an insider view of how the wind industry has evolved and is influenced today. Wind Powering America is also interviewing Native Americans to examine their experiences and future plans. Finally, included, are wind power advocate interviews, electric cooperative interviews, and public power pioneer interviews.

Public Power Wind Pioneer Interviews

Photo of Patricia Bigner and Phil Dougherty

Fort Collins Utilities
Fort Collins, Colorado
October 2004

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Wind Cooperative of the Year Interviews

Associated Electric Cooperative Inc.
Springfield, Missouri
March 2007

Photo of a fourth grade group from Tipton Elementary School in Tipton, Oklahoma try out their anemometers that were made as one of the hand-on activities during Earth Day festivities at Blue Canyon Wind Farm.

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
Anadarko, Oklahoma
May 2005

Photo of Holy Cross Energy staff. Recognized by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on April 26, 2004.

Holy Cross Energy
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
April 2004

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Advocate Interviews

Photo of Jim Manwell

Jim Manwell, University of Massachusetts
Massachusetts
November 2005

Photo of Jay Haley

Jay Haley, EAPC Architects Engineers
North Dakota
June 2005

Photo of Lisa Daniels and Larry Flowers

Lisa Daniels, Windustry
Minneapolis, MN
January 2005

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Native American Interviews

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Wind Power Pioneer Interviews

Photo of Dale Osborn

Dale Osborn, DISGEN, Corp.
Evergreen, CO
December 2003

Photo of Jim Dehlsen

Jim Dehlsen, Clipper Windpower
Carpinteria, CA
October 2003

Photo of Tom Gray

Tom Gray, American Wind Energy Association
Washington, D.C.
June 2003

Photo of Bill Heronemus

Bill Heronemus, University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
Amherst, MA
May 2003

Photo of Glenn Cannon

Glenn Cannon, Waverly Light and Power
Waverly, Iowa
April 2003

Photo of Carl Weinberg

Carl Weinberg, Weinberg Associates
Walnut Creek, CA
March 2003

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Stakeholder Perspectives Interviews

Photo of Gordon G. Brittan, Jr.

Gordon Brittan, Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana
November 2002

Photo of Tom Sloan

State Rep. Tom Sloan
Lawrence, Kansas
April 2002

Photo of David P. Gehant

David P. Gehant, Boulder Community Hospital
Boulder, Colorado
March 2002

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