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
California State University Maritime Academy and James Madison University Claim Top Awards in First Virtual Collegiate Wind CompetitionLearn More
June 23, 2020
After four days of intense virtual presentations, the Energy Department announced the winners of the 2020 Collegiate Wind Competition.
Collegiate Wind Competition Teams Look to the Future with 2020 VisionLearn More
April 21, 2020
12 teams of students from across the United States will present a virtual showcase of technological adaptability and wind energy wizardry at CWC.
2020 Collegiate Wind Competition Goes Virtual To Accommodate Health ConcernsLearn More
April 21, 2020
The 2020 Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC) will be held via webinar in May and June.
Energy Department Announces Participants of 2021 Collegiate Wind CompetitionLearn More
February 26, 2020
DOE announced the 13 collegiate teams selected to participate in the 2021 CWC. Three new schools were selected and 10 teams are returning.
Wind Energy Professionals Share Tips for Breezing Into the Wind WorkforceLearn More
February 24, 2020
To support growth in wind, the industry needs a broad range of workers, including turbine engineers, project developers, and supply chain managers.
Use Your Holiday Break to Prepare for the Energy Department’s Collegiate Wind CompetitionLearn More
November 13, 2019
Thanksgiving break is the perfect time to work on your team's CWC 2021 application before it's due on December 9, 2019.
Add Wind Power Experience to Your Resume … While You’re Still in CollegeLearn More
September 27, 2019
Find out where to start, what to expect, and how to stand out now that EERE has issued the Collegiate Wind Competition 2021 call for proposals.
The U.S. Department of Energy Releases Request for Proposal for Collegiate Wind Competition 2021 ApplicantsLearn More
September 10, 2019
Are you ready to see what it takes for a career in wind energy? The application process is officially open for the Collegiate Wind Competition 2021.
CWC Chico State Team Stands Strong as California Wildfire Closes CampusLearn More
August 20, 2019
Following the 2018 Camp Fire, students and faculty from California State University – Chico faced barriers unlike any other school.