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.
Watch a video covering the inaugural competition: Shaping Tomorrow's Wind Energy Leaders.
Develop and Deliver a Business Plan
Establish a Deployment Strategy
Identify a project site for the team's power system and develop a deployment plan based upon siting constraints and expected challenges, then present their well-researched deployment strategy. Learn more.