Wind Industry Links
http://www.windpowerworks.net/ Global wind energy activities.
20 Percent By 2030: U.S Plan to increase amount of energy used from wind to 20% by the year 2030.
Windustry: Windustry promotes progressive renewable energy solutions and empowers communities to develop and own wind energy as an environmentally sustainable asset.
Economic Benefits: A DOE report on the benefits of developing 1000MW of Wind Energy
MT DEQ: Montana Department of Environmental Quality Wind Resource Home Page
NWCC: National Wind Coordinating Collaborative-A collaboration created to support the development of environmentally, economically, and politically sustainable commercial markets for wind power
Wind and Hydropower programs: Wind Powering America is a commitment to dramatically increase the use of wind energy in the United States. Through its state Wind Working Groups, programs at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and partnerships, this initiative will establish new sources of income for American farmers, Native Americans, and other rural landowners and meet the growing demand for clean sources of electricity.Western Community Energy: The past facilitator of Montana's WFS program MSU Extension Service: MSU Extension Wind Energy Program is to provide resources and information to help Montanans make informed decisions about wind energy AWEA: American Wind Energy Association
Power Generation Equation
Danish Wind Industry Association: Great resource for wind basics and industry news and information
NREL: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, wind research home page
South West Wind Power: Manufacturer of the Skystream 3.7
Montana Wind Resource Map
Montana WAC Location
NREL In My Backyard (IMBY): A great way to get quick estimates on wind and solar power production at any site you choose.
AWS True wind Navigator: This is a free wind map of North America and India.
3Teir FirstLook: Wind resource the globe and solar radiation map for north america.
WfS Skystream Setup: Step-by-step instructions along with troubleshooting help on how to setup your Skystream for web based publishing.
Intro To Wind An Introduction to Wind Power Generation and Industry Issues, Presented at 4-H Congress at MSU July 2009; By Robb Larson, Andrew Graham and JM Peck
Wind With Miller: A great site for kids to learn about the science behind the wind industry
Kid Wind: A site for students, teachers, and industry professionals
Kid's Energy Page: Energy Information Administration's page on energy
GE's Wind Curriculum: Source for short activities and work sheets about wind, and curriculum examples for teachers.
AWEA Education Working Group: Contact information for curriculum material available on the web
NEED: The National Energy Education Development Project was established in 1980 to bring energy into the classroom
Exploring Wind Energy: Student Guide
The Wind is Energy: Story book to read to primary school students
Wind Powering America Teaching Materials: Teaching Materials for all age groups
July 8-9, 2009 4-H Congress Presentation
June 26, 2009 WAC Tours Judith Gap
June 12, 2009 Anemometer Page Added
May 28, 2009 WAC takes down Red Bluff turbine
October 14, 2008 MSU Article 50 ft Conversation Piece
September 04, 2008 MSU picked as home for Wind Applications Center
Montana Wind News
May 27, 2009 County will Test Wind-Energy Storage
January 27, 2009 Glacier Wind Farm Receives Financing
December 29, 2008 Montana’s got wind, needs power lines
October 21, 2008 Fuhrlander's Montana Wind Turbine Plant Still On Track
September 24, 2007 Eastern Montana Wind Farm Revived, but Smaller
Wind For Schools News
Nov 18, 2008 South Dakota Wind For Schools Program Gets Boost