MIT Wind Energy Group

MIT Wind Energy Group
















The MIT Wind Energy Group is the intellectual hub for MIT community members interested in wind energy physics, technology, economics and policy. The group comprises of MIT Wind Energy Club - the wind community of MIT Energy Club, and WEPA - a project oriented student team. The MIT Wind Energy Club is focused on providing opportunities for MIT to learn, educate and discuss advances in wind power through unique interaction with members of industry, government, community groups and academia. Our membership includes MIT students, researchers, faculty, as well as members of industry and the community.

How to become a member:
If you are interested in wind power, please send an e-mail to wind at mit dot edu, requesting to be added to the mail list.

You are also invited to join our Facebook Group: the Wind Energy Research & Interest Group

Past Events

Feed-in Tariffs and Wind Power Development
Wilson Rickerson, CEO - Meister Consultants Group
Time: Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Place: 4-231

The Status of US Wind Energy: The Industry, Policy, Transmission, and Technology 
Rob Gramlich, Senior Policy Advisor - American Wind Energy Association
Time: Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 5:30 – 7:00 PM 
Place: 2-105 
Co-sponsored by the Wind Energy Projects in Action Group (WEPA)

MIT Energy Conference – Showcase
Wind energy research and equipment will be on exhibit by students, researchers, MIT spin-offs and other companies.
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Place: Westin Copley Place, Boston

Wind Blade Testing Center Tour
Time: 2:00 PM, January 22, 2011
Place: Massachusetts Wind Technology Testing Center, 100 Terminal St., Boston, MA

Urban Wind Turbine Tour 2.0
Time: 2:30 PM, January 20, 2011
Place: Museum of Science, Boston

MIT Wind Week
Time: January 14-21, 2011
Place: MIT campus (see link for specific times and locations)
Co-hosted by the Wind Energy Projects in Action Group (WEPA)

Renewable Energy Certificates
Speaker: Kate Bogart, Marketing and Programs Manager, Mass Energy
Time: Thursday Nov. 11 2010, 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Place: 4-145
Co-sponsored by the Dept of Urban Studies and Planning, Environmental Policy and Planning Group

Urban Wind Turbine Tour and Renewable Energy Fair
Time: Fair, 11/6 & 11/7; Wind Turbine Tour and Discussion, 11/6, 4:00 -5:00 PM
Place: Museum of Science, Boston

Cape Wind: Updates on Conservation, Monitoring, and Outreach
Speaker: Jack Clarke, Director of Public Policy & Government Relations, Mass Audubon
Time: Wednesday Oct. 20 2010, 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Place: 4-145
Co-sponsored by the Dept of Urban Studies and Planning, Environmental Policy and Planning Group 

MIT Energy Night

Including wind-energy research by faculty, students, groups and research scientists
Time: Friday, October 15 2010, 5:00-8:00 PM
Place: MIT Museum

Turbine Tour/Fest

Time: Saturday, September 11, 2010, 10:00 AM
Place: Princeton, MA

Project Financing of Renewable Energy
Speaker: Stephen Taub, Senior Vice President, Investment Strategy-Renewables, GE Energy Financial Services
Time: Thursday, September 9 2010, 5:30-7:00 PM 
Place: 35-225

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