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Collegiate Wind Competition Set to Blow into Vegas in May

Collegiate Wind Competition Set to Blow into Vegas in May

Date: 1/23/2014

To help the nation's future scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs continue to advance the wind industry, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) established the DOE Collegiate Wind Competition. The competition will be held May 5–7 alongside the American Wind Energy Association's WINDPOWER® 2014 Conference & Exhibition at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

The competition, which aims to cultivate wind-specific interests and skills among the next generation of industry leaders, will feature 10 teams of students who will design and construct lightweight, portable wind turbines intended to power small electronic devices. During the competition event, teams will present to a diverse panel of experts on current market drivers and deployment opportunities for the wind industry, pitch their business plans to industry leaders, and put their turbines to the test in an on-site wind tunnel.

This information was last updated on 1/27/2014

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