Workforce Development in Wind Technologies: A WPA Webinar
January 19, 2011
This Webinar hosted a discussion of wind workforce development initiatives.
Michelle Seppala Gibbs and Doug Lindsey, Lakeshore Technical College
Reviewed Lakeshore Technical College's DOE 20% grant focusing on partnerships with industry for curricula expansion and other educational institutions for the training of wind energy technicians.
Giri Venkataramanan, University of Wisconsin
Reviewed the work of the University of Wisconsin's DOE 20% grant integrating wind energy into power engineering education programs at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Ian Baring-Gould, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Provided an overview of the Wind for Schools project, including a discussion of the affiliates program, through which schools or states with interest in the concept can become part of the network.