The U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition challenges interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate students from a variety of programs to offer a unique solution to a complex wind energy project using the two multi-faceted elements highlighted below; providing each student with real-world experience as they prepare to enter the wind industry workforce.
Collegiate Wind Competition
Collegiate Wind Competition Paves the Way to Careers in Wind EnergyLearn More
June 28, 2019
Recent graduate receives early job offer from Invenergy.
College Students Give Back: Collegiate Wind Competition Participants Support Education Through KidWindLearn More
June 12, 2019
Collegiate Wind Competition participants from UW-Madison and James Madison University share their experiences volunteering with KidWind.
Penn State Takes Top Prize at 2019 Collegiate Wind Competition Technical ChallengeLearn More
May 14, 2019
Announcement of the winners of the 2019 Collegiate Wind Competition Technical Challenge.
CWC Opens Doors for New Grads Seeking Jobs in WindLearn More
March 21, 2019
The competition includes two multi-faceted challenges: design, build, and test a wind turbine; and plan and financially analyze a wind plant.
Collegiate Wind Competition Provides Students with OpportunitiesLearn More
March 15, 2019
This competition challenges interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate students to create unique solutions to complex wind energy projects.
2020 Collegiate Wind Competition Participants AnnouncedLearn More
February 20, 2019
Announcement of the 2020 Collegiate Wind Competition Teams
Collegiate Wind Competition Informational Webinar Recording AvailableLearn More
November 1, 2018
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) held an informational webinar on Monday, October 22 to discuss the Collegiate Wind Competition.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Releases Request for Proposal (RFP) for Collegiate Wind Competition 2020Learn More
October 10, 2018
NREL has issued a Request for Proposal for colleges and universities interested in participating in the DOE Collegiate Wind Competition 2020.
The California State University Maritime Academy Blows Away Competition at 3rd Biennial Collegiate Wind CompetitionLearn More
May 11, 2018
More than 200 competitors integrated real-world engineering test scenarios to create the best wind turbine design.