The 2021 Collegiate Wind Competition will be held as a virtual event in June 2021. Thirteen competing teams and two learn-along teams will present their work to a remote panel of judges via webinar.

The 2021 competition challenges teams to research, design, and build a turbine for deployment in highly uncertain times with a great degree of unknown risks and delays. The 2021 competition also features a new Connection Creation Contest, in which teams conduct outreach within the wind industry, their local communities, and local media outlets.

Details on the 2021 competition are available in the CWC 2021 Rules and Requirements

2021 Collegiate Wind Competition Teams

Brigham Young University
CWC enables the BYU CWC Team to build a stronger cohort of engineers who are interested in wind energy.
Learn more
California State University Maritime Academy
The Cal Maritime Team seeks an opportunity for members to gain experience in wind energy, which has tremendous potential and a promising job market.
Learn more
California Polytechnic State University
Cal Poly Wind Power are excited to incorporate the knowledge they have gained from classes and learn more about careers in the wind industry.
Learn more
Johns Hopkins University
The Hopkins Student Wind Energy Team was created to provide students the opportunity to gain experience in renewable energy through CWC.
Learn more
James Madison University
Dukes Clean Energy is participating in CWC to gain real-world experience, expand our knowledge, and prepare to enter the wind energy workforce.
Learn more
Kansas State University
Wildcat Wind Power involves students in the application and development of wind energy and exposes them to the wind industry through CWC.
Learn more
Northern Arizona University
For AeroAXE NAU, CWC is the first step into the wind industry and the world of renewable energy.
Learn more
Pennsylvania State University
CWC will give Penn State Wind Energy Club real-world experience, technical knowledge, and meaningful wind energy industry connections.
Learn more
Texas Tech University
Techsan Wind is competing because of the practical knowledge the team will gain throughout CWC.
Learn more
University of Maryland
The University of Maryland Wind TERPines are excited to bring their passion for engineering and renewable energy to CWC.
Learn more
University of Wisconsin– Madison
Participating in CWC allows WiscWind members from various fields of knowledge to work together, solve problems, and learn more about renewable energy.
Learn more
Virginia Tech University
CWC is an amazing opportunity for the Wind Turbine Team to gain technical/communication experience and exposure to the wind industry.
Learn more
Washington State University-Everett
Everett Wind Energy Team is eager to participate in CWC to gain hands-on experience with advanced technology in the wind energy industry.
Learn more

Learn-Along Teams

Learn-along teams are a new feature of the 2021 competition.

Learn-along teams may submit the same deliverables and receive feedback on submitted projects from competition judges. These teams are not eligible for awards, but the learn-along feature allows students to participate in the competition experience and establish a deeper understanding of the wind industry and the competition.

University of Colorado Boulder

The CU Boulder Wind Energy Team is participating in CWC to utilize their engineering skills while sharpening their professional skills. Learn More

University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming is participating in the CWC for the first time in 2021 as a learn-along team.

______

Get to know the teams who have participated in past competitions.

For more information, see our resources page.