Below are news stories about the Collegiate Wind Competition from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, the Wind Program, and other federal agencies.
May 4, 2015
In a field of seven collegiate teams, Boise State University of Idaho won top honors at the Energy Department's 2015 Collegiate Wind Competition for their innovative wind turbine design.
February 18, 2015
October 30, 2014U.S. Department of Energy Wind Program Announces New Round of Funding for 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory today issued a Request for Proposals seeking teams of students to participate in the 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition.
May 1, 2014
Next week, 10 student teams representing colleges and universities across the country will compete in the Energy Department’s first-ever Collegiate Wind Competition, which is designed to prepare talented young people for careers in the wind energy industry and enable academic institutions to showcase the ingenuity of their students. Meet five of these talented, creative teams.
April 25, 2014
In just two weeks, student teams representing colleges and universities across the country will compete in the Energy Department’s first ever Collegiate Wind Competition. Meet five of the 10 teams and learn about their innovative designs and ideas for advancing wind energy technologies.
April 14, 2014
The champions of both the men's and women's college basketball tournaments were crowned last week, but there’s another important competition on the horizon that could help America win the clean energy game. Find out how the Collegiate Wind Competition in May will enable the nation’s future scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs to continue advancing the wind energy industry.
January 23, 2014
Competition aims to cultivate wind-specific interests and skills among the next generation of industry leaders, will feature 10 teams of students throughout the country who will design and construct lightweight, portable wind turbines intended to power small electronic devices.
January 30, 2013
The RFP and responses to technical questions (Amendment 1) are available on the Federal Business Opportunities website, solicitation number RFC-3-23003.
January 8, 2013
The competition is a forum for students to investigate innovative wind energy concepts; gain experience designing, building, and testing a wind turbine to perform according to a customized market data-derived business plan; and increase their knowledge of wind industry barriers.