News stories about the Collegiate Wind Competition from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Wind Energy Technologies Office.

April 11, 2022

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2022 Collegiate Wind Competition Teams Plug Into Offshore Wind Energy’s Electrifying Potential

Twelve competing teams and four learn-along teams of college students from across the United States are gearing up to present their wind energy achievements at the 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition.

March 30, 2022

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Register to Participate in the 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition

Applications for the 2023 CWC must be submitted by June 20, 2022.

March 30, 2022

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DOE Begins Accepting Applications for 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition

Interested in joining the next generation of wind energy industry professionals? Apply today to participate in the 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition! We’re accepting applications through June 20, 2022.

September 29, 2021

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A Change in the Wind: Collegiate Wind Competition Will Use a New Team Participation Process for 2023 Event

In March 2022, the Collegiate Wind Competition organizers will implement a new application process and timeline for the 2023 competition. This new process is intended to broaden the reach and impact of the CWC.

June 14, 2021

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DOE Announces Winners of Annual Collegiate Wind Competition

Students from 13 universities represent the next generation of wind and clean energy professionals.

March 23, 2021

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2021 Collegiate Wind Competition Teams Prepare to Go Virtual

This June, 13 teams of college students from across the United States will showcase their wind energy achievements at the 2021 CWC.

February 18, 2021

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DOE Announces Teams to Compete in the 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition

DOE announces 11 teams selected to compete in the 2022 Collegiate wind competition, where students will design, build, and test a model wind turbine.

January 14, 2021

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CWC Alum’s Industry Connections Open Door to Career in Wind Energy

2020 James Madison University grad Jamie Mears is putting her degree and her Collegiate Wind Competition experience to work at Ørsted Onshore.

December 8, 2020

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Collegiate Wind Competition Veterans Share Tips for Success in the Age of Social Distancing

Many students participating in the 2021 CWC will be meeting with their teammates virtually and building their competition turbines from home.

November 12, 2020

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CWC Alum Pivots Competition Experience to Job in Nuclear Security

Jessica Davis is using the engineering, analysis, and project management experience she developed during the CWC to her new job in nuclear security.