AWEA offers wind overview at Power-Gen

This two-hour session will be an excellent chance to get an overview of what’s happening in wind and what’s next. (And if you’re at Power-Gen, be sure to stop by the AWEA booth, #1247. We have a special 20% discount offer on new memberships running through December!)

Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Chair: Jeffrey Anthony, American Wind Energy Association

Wind power is the second-fastest form of new generation in the U.S. for the past four years. This session will explore the growth of wind projects, the new jobs created in the wind industry, the trends in wind turbine designs and the manufacturing of turbine components in the U.S.


Market Overview and Projections for Wind Power in the United States
Matthew Kaplan, IHS Emerging Energy Research

Why Wind Energy is Necessary: A Clean Solution to Meeting Energy Demands and Diversifying the Nation’s Power Structure
Andy Cukurs, Suzlon Wind Energy Corp.

System Identification on Alstom ECO 100 Wind Turbine
Carlo-Enrico Carcangiu, Ph.D., Michele Rossetti and Iciar Font, Alstom Wind; Stoyan Kanev, ECN Wind Energy

Siting Offshore Wind Projects in the Gulf of Maine Using GIS
Patrick N. Graham, P.E., James W. Sewall Co.

Assessing the Impact of Wind Energy on the Electric Grid
Mark Ahlstrom, WindLogics

Join AWEA and save 20% off Membership!

Take advantage of this special offer by December 31, 2010: Go to to learn more and please reference our promo code on your membership application: WINTER20. This promotion is only good for new members joining at the Associate or Corporate 1 level.

Increase your company’s visibility in the industry with membership to AWEA! Benefits include:

– Networking opportunities at our workshops and conferences
– AWEA Printed Membership Directory and Buyer’s Guide distributed to over 2,500 of our business members
– Event Registration discounts
– AWEA’s Working Groups and Committees
– Timely and relevant member-only webinars
– Informational Resources

AWEA Business Members are provided many informational resources to help keep them up-to-date on the latest happenings within the wind energy industry. To name just a few of those resources:

– Quarterly Market Updates
– Annual Market Reports
– News releases highlighting the latest news about the industry
– Subscriptions to AWEA SmartBrief and Wind Energy Weekly
– Economic data and statistics on U.S. wind projects
– Legislative Updates on state and national issues
– Market Development Briefings
– Timely and relevant member-only webinars
– We have also rolled out some exciting new benefits in 2010 including our new Printed Membership Directory and Buyer’s Guide and innovative networking receptions at our events.

You must reference the promo code WINTER20 to receive this offer. Any company or organization taking advantage of this special promotion will receive member benefits through December 31, 2011. To view membership rates, join online, or download an application please visit This offer cannot be used in combination with any other AWEA membership promotions.

Contact Us

If you have additional questions or would like to discuss AWEA Business Membership, please feel free to contact our membership department by emailing or calling 202-383-2500.