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Oct 11 Abstract Deadline for WINDPOWER 2005

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  • Heather Rhoads-Weaver
    Small Wind folks, Don t hesitate to submit your abstract ideas for AWEA s annual conference - we d like to have robust participation in the small wind
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 4, 2004
      Small Wind folks,
      Don't hesitate to submit your abstract ideas for AWEA's annual conference - we'd like to have robust participation in the small wind technical and business track sessions as well as posters! See below for details on next week's deadline.

      Please keep in mind that we're hoping to have a Small Wind Pavilion in the Expo if enough companies can reserve their booths early: http://www.awea.org/conference/wp05/WP05exhibits.html

      Another opportunity to consider is the 2005 Solar World Congress scheduled for next Aug 6-12 in Orlando, FL - ASES members have expressed strong interest in small-scale and community wind! Program proposals are due next Friday Oct 15: http://www.swc2005.org/program_overview.htm

      Thanks for your participation,

      Date: Sat, 2 Oct 2004 15:22:07 -0400
      From: "Sakura Emerine" <semerine@...>
      Subject: 1 Week Remaining to Submit Abstracts for WINDPOWER 2005
      To: "Sakura Emerine" <semerine@...> 


      The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is now accepting abstracts for WINDPOWER 2005 Conference and Exhibition to be held in Denver, Colorado on May 15 - 18, 2005. Presenting a paper at WINDPOWER is a unique opportunity to be recognized as an important member of the wind energy community. WINDPOWER is the largest wind energy conference and exhibition in North America and draws over 3,600 industry leaders from across the country and abroad.


      Submit your abstract online at http://www.awea.org/wp05.html


      The WINDPOWER 2005 Conference and Exhibition Program Committee has developed the following conference theme:

      Wind Energy: Connecting Customers to Clean Power Today

      This year's conference will include a focus on transmission and interconnection issues of wind energy projects. Each day there will be a series of technical and educational programs for which abstracts are being solicited. These programs are organized into three main topic areas or tracks; Policy, Technical and Business Tracks.

      This track will focus on how policy can assist or hinder the industry in achieving its goals. Policy related papers are solicited in each of the following areas:
      • Utility Issues: Grid Access and Transmission
      • State and Regional Programs
      • Definition and Control of Green Attributes
      • Experience with Renewable Energy Policies
      • Offshore Wind Developments: Policy and Experience
      • Opportunities and Challenges in the Rocky Mountain Region
      • Research and Development Policy
      This track will address the technical problems and solutions facing the industry. The focus will be on technology and how it can help the industry achieve its goals. Technical papers are solicited in each of the following areas:
      • Resource Assessment and Forecasting
      • Wind Turbine Design Loads: Conditions, Predictions and Measurements
      • Advances in Component and Materials Technology
      • Large Wind Systems
      • Small Wind and Hybrid Power Systems
      • Grid Interconnection, Wind Plant Modeling and Operating Impacts
      • Operation, Maintenance, and Safety
      • Testing, Wind Plant Performance and Operating Experience
      • Emerging Applications: Storage, Hydrogen and Clean Water
      This track will focus on business oriented information and approaches to achieving the industry goals. Papers are solicited in the following categories:
      • Wind Power Finance and Investment
      • Legal Issues
      • Project Development Challenges and Solutions
      • Siting and Wildlife Issues
      • Developing Countries and Emerging Markets
      • Wind Energy for Farms, Homes and Small Businesses
      • Models for Community and Locally Owned Wind Energy
      • Utility Issues: Portfolio Diversification and Business Development

      If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sakura Emerine, the Education Manager at American Wind Energy Association, at semerine@... or (202) 383-2540. We look forward to receiving your abstract. 


      Scott Kringen from Vestas-American Wind Technology, Inc., and Brian Smith from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
      WINDPOWER 2005 Conference and Exhibition Program Co-Chairs


      The American Wind Energy Association is reaching for new heights in the Mile High City!
      WINDPOWER 2005 Conference & Exhibition
      May 15-18, 2005
      Colorado Convention Center
      Denver, Colorado, USA


      © 2004 American Wind Energy Association - All Rights Reserved

      Heather Rhoads-Weaver
      AWEA Small Turbine Advocate
      2724 S. Elmwood Place
      Seattle, WA 98144
      home office: 206-568-0275 / cell 206-755-2064
      NWSEED office: 206-267-2211 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
      efax: 208-694-8577
      web: www.awea.org/smallwind.html

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