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 three multi-faceted elements highlighted below; providing each student with real-world experience as they prepare to enter the wind industry workforce.
About the 2018 Competition
The Collegiate Wind Competition 2018 was held at American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER in Chicago, Illinois, from May 8–10. Competing teams designed, built and tested a wind turbine, conducted market research and developed a business plan, and sited a wind farm. All products were judged by a panel of wind industry leaders. Read the Rules and Requirements.
Elements of the Competition
Develop and Deliver a Business Plan
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