This is to announce the first in a series of web casts sponsored by Wind Powering America with the purpose of reaching out to the Ag community. These web casts will occur every other month, the first taking place on Thursday, December 13, 2007 at 9:00 PST, 10:00 MST, 11:00 CST, and 12:00 EST. The first web cast will cover the current status of the wind industry, along with the economic development and environmental benefits of wind energy, and will present some results of the AWEA/NREL analysis of the impacts of generating 20% of the Nation’s electricity from wind by 2030.
The Wind Industry
The Arkansas Energy Office is sponsoring a day-long Arkansas Wind Energy Conference on January 17, 2008 at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.
Keynote speaker Larry Flowers of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will discuss global and national trends for wind energy.
There will also be a discussion of the costs of wind-produced electricity, land leasing and financing options through private and public/private investments.
3RD ANNUAL RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCE & INVESTMENT SUMMIT
Exploring Key Deals & Developments in the Renewable Fuel & Renewable Power Markets
Plus! New sessions on: Utility-Scale Thermal, Geothermal, Tidal Wave Energy Projects, Biomass Gasification, Hybrid Plug-in Electric Vehicles, Opportunities in Coal, M&A Activity, Algae as the Next Biofuel...and much more!
May 19th - 21st, 2008
FireSky Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ
Advanced Wind Energy Workshop
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Old No. 1 Bar and Grill in Downtown Morris
Speakers and panelists will provide practical information to farmers,
business/home owners, public officials, students and citizens
interested in their role in wind energy. Hosted by the University of
Minnesota Morris and the West Central Research and Outreach Center.
Registration is $60 ($20 for students) and includes lunch.
The AWEA Fall Symposium will provide a unique educational program
designed for wind energy professionals involved in, or looking to
learnmore about, the business, policy and technical issues of the
windindustry. The Symposium will also provide outstanding business
interaction and networking opportunities, all at a luxury resort
located just north of San Diego, California.
Conference Theme: The Wind Power Imperative: Securing America’s Economic, Environmental & Energy Future
The primary objective of this conference is to open a dialog for partnership between two of the world's leading countries in developing and implementing new wind energy technologies. Innovative German companies will present their technologies. Opportunities for business cooperation in the US will be discussed. Leading speakers from both the US and Germany will share their experiences, new technologies, products and services.
Washington, DC: The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), in conjunction with the House and Senate Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucuses, and with the participation of many Supporting Organizations, is pleased to announce this annual national policy conference. The 2007 conference will broaden our perspectives once again, now looking at the global outlook on renewable energy and putting U.S. development in the context of global factors. Countries such as Denmark, Germany, Spain, and India have been early leaders in wind power.
October 10-11, 2007, New York, NY. This workshop will focus on the latest financing trends, defining the market in debt terms and tax equity deals, new uses of swaps and other derivatives, and how developers are responding to the challenge of having to post availability and output guarantees to utilities buying electricity from their projects. This is AWEA's 4th finance workshop in New York City, and it will provide a detailed look at wind project financing and investment.
September 30-October 3, 2007, CanWEA 23rd Annual Conference and Trade Show, Quebec City Convention Center, Quebec, Canada. Experience the Past, the Present and the Future of the Canadian wind industry by attending the 23rd Annual Conference and Trade Show. Click here for detailed program information, or visit the CanWEA website at www.canwea.org.