A World-Class University-Industry Consortium for Wind Energy Research, Education, and Workforce Development
CX(s) Applied: B3.6, B5.1
Location(s): Chicago, Illinois
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago, Illinois is proposing to use American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to develop an industry/academe wind consortium. Project activities under this proposal include small wind turbine construction and deployment; curriculum and undergraduate degree program development; control algorithms development for enhancing the reliability of wind turbine components; operation and planning tool development for accommodating the high penetration of intermittent wind energy in electric power utility systems; and stakeholder/student education.