Wind Energy Information Guide

Wind power is currently the fastest growing energy technology. An increasing number of people from electric utilities, news media, research institutions, political and regulatory bodies, and local communities are searching for up-to-date, accurate information on this clean, renewable energy source. This listing, compiled by the American Wind Energy Association, provides a range of general and technical information about wind energy.

General Information

American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
122 C Street, NW, Suite 380
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: 202-383-2500
Fax: 202-383-2505
E-mail: windmail@awea.org
Website: www.awea.org

U.S. Dept of Energy Wind Powering America Initiative
Phone: (303) 384-6910
Contact: Lawrence Flowers (NREL)
E-mail: lawrence_flowers@nrel.gov
Website:  www.windpoweringamerica.gov

U.S. Dept of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and
National Wind Technology Center (NWTC)

1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, CO 80401-3393
Phones: (303) 275-3000 (303) 384-6922
Fax: (303) 384-7097
Contact: Robert Thresher
E-mail: robert_thresher@nrel.gov
Website: www.nrel.gov/wind

U.S. Dept of Energy- Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, D.C. 20585
Phone: 202-586-9220
Fax: 202-586-9260
Website: www.eere.energy.gov/RE/wind.html

Kern Wind Energy Association (KWEA)
P.O Box 277, Tehachapi, CA 93581
Phone: 661-822-7956
Fax: 661-331-3868
E-mail: kweawhite@aol.com

National Wind Coordinating Committee
c/o Resolve, 1255 23d Street, NW, Suite 275
Washington, D.C. 20037
Phones: 888-764-WIND, 202-965-6398
Fax: 202-338-1264
E-mail: nwcc@resolv.org
Website: www.nationalwind.org

Utility Wind Interest Group (UWIG)
2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 323
Arlington, VA 22201-3001
Phone: 703-351-4492 ext 121
Fax: 703-351-4495
E-mail: karenl@electrotek.com
Website: www.uwig.org

Wind and Renewable Energy

Center for Energy Efficiency Renewable Technologies (CEERT)
1100 Eleventh Street, Suite 311
Sacramento CA 95814
Phone: 916-442-7785
Fax: 916-447-2940
E-mail: info@ceert.org
Website: www.ceert.org

Minnesotans for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ME3)
Minnesota Building, Suite 600
46 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-225-0878
Fax: 651-225-0870
E-mail: info@me3.org
Website: http://fresh-energy.org/

Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology/Renewable Energy Policy Project (CREST/REPP)
REPP: 1612 K Street, NW, Suite 202
Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone: 202-293-2898
Fax: 202-293-5857
Contact: Mary Kathryn Campbell
E-mail: mkcampbell@repp.org
REPP Website: www.repp.org

Renewable Northwest Project (RNP)
917 SW Oak Street, Suite 303
Portland, OR 97205-2214
Phone: 503-223-4544
Fax: 503-223-4554
E-mail: renewables@rnp.org
Website: www.rnp.org

Western Resources Advocates
(formerly Land and Water Fund)
2260 Baseline Rd., Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: 303-444-1188
Fax: 303-786-8054
E-mail: info@westernresources.org
Website: www.westernresourceadvocates.org/

Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA)
P.O. Box 16469
Austin, TX 78761-6469
Phone: (512-345-5446
Fax: 512-345-6831
Contact: Russel Smith
E-mail: RSmith@treia.org
Website: www.treia.org

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)
2 Brattle Square
Cambridge, MA 02238
Phone: 617-547-5552
Fax: 617-864-9405
E-mail: ucs@ucsusa.org
Website: www.ucsusa.org

California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-5512
Phone: 800-555-7794, 916-654-4058
E-mail: renewable@energy.state.ca.us
Website: www.energy.ca.gov/renewables/

International Wind Energy Associations

Agence de l'Environnement et de la Maitrise de l'Energie (ADEME)
27, rue Louis Vicat, F-75737
Paris Cedex 15, France
Phone: +33 01 47 65 2000
Fax: +33 01 46 45 5236
Website: www.ademe.fr

Australian Wind Energy Association (AusWEA)
GPO Box 4499
Melbourne VIC 3001 Australia
Phone: +61 3 9663 2323
Fax: +61 3 9663 2040
E-mail: info@auswea.com.au

British Wind Energy Association (BWEA)
26 Spring Street, London, W2 1JA, UK
Phone: +44 020 7402 7102
Fax: +44 020 7402 7107
E-mail: info@bwea.com
Website: www.bwea.com

Bundesverband WindEnergie e.V. (BWE)
German Wind Energy Association
Herrenteichsstrasse 1,
49074 Osnabrueck, Germany
Phone: +49 541 35060-0
Fax: +49 541 35060-30
E-mail: bwe-osnabrueck@wind-energie.de
Website: www.wind-energie.de

Canadian Wind Energy Association/L'association canadienne d'énergie éolienne (CanWEA)
3553-31 Street NW, Suite 100
Calgary, Alberta T2L 2K7, Canada
Phones: 1-800-9CANWEA
(1-800-922-6932)
(01) 403-851-0836
Fax: (01) 403-851 0834
E-mail: contact@canwea.ca
Website: www.canwea.ca

Danish Wind Industry Association
Vester Voldgade 106, DK 1552
Copenhagen V, Denmark
Phone: +45 33 73 0330
Fax: +45 33 73 0333
E-mail: danish@windpower.dk
Website: www.windpower.org/en

European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)
Rue du Trone 26
B-1000 Brussels
Belgium
Phone: +32 2 546 1940
Fax: +32 2 546 1944
E-mail: ewea@ewea.org
Website: www.ewea.org

Finnish Wind Power Association
Suomen Tuulivoimayhdistys ry
PL 846, 00101 Helsinki, Finland
Phone: +358 040 771-6114
Fax: +358 09 1929 4129
E-mail: tuuli@tuulivoimayhdistys.fi
Website (in Finnish and English): www.tuulivoimayhdistys.fi

France Energie Eolienne
c/o EAF Centre d'Affaires La Boursidiere
BP 48 92357 Le Plessis Robinson, France
E-mail: info@fee.asso.fr
Website: www.fee.asso.fr/

Hellenic Wind Energy Association
19th klm. Marathonos Ave.
190 09 Pikermi, Athens
Phone: +30 1 603-9900
Fax: +30 1 603-9905
E-mail: dounaki@cres.gr
Website: www.eletaen.gr

Indian Wind Energy Association
Mahaveer Apartments, ,4A/S-11 East
Coast Road, TIRUVANMIYUR,
CHENNAI, India 600 041
Phone: (091)(044) 24410333
Fax: (091)(044) 24402537
Mobile : 98400 56641
E-mail: secretary@indianwindpower.com
Website: www.indianwindpower.com

Irish Wind Energy Association
Arigna
Carrick on Shannon
County Roscommon
Ireland
Phone: 00353 (0) 71 964-6072
Fax: 00353 (0)71 964-6080
E-mail: office@iwea.com
Website: www.iwea.com/

Japanese Wind Energy Association
c/o Japan Science Foundation
2-1 Kitanomaru-koen Chiyodaku
Tokyo, Japan
Phone: +81 33212 8487
Fax: + 81 33212 0014
E-mail: jwea@jsf.or.jp
Website (in Japanese): www.jwea.or.jp/index.html

South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)
P.O. Box 13,
Darling, 7345, South Africa
Phone & Fax: +27 22 492 2806
E-mail: sawea@icon.co.za
Website: www.sawea.org.za

New Zealand Wind Energy Association (NZWEA)
P.O. Box 553, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 586-2003
Fax: +64 4 586-2004
Email: info@windenergy.org.nz
Website: www.windenergy.org.nz

University Programs & Research Institutes

University of Alaska
Cooperative Extension Service
P.O. Box 756180,
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6180
Phone: 907-474-6366
Fax: 907-474-5139
Contact: Art Nash
E-mail: alnashjr@alaska.edu
Website: www.uaf.edu/ces/

University of Arizona
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
1130 N. Mountain, P.O. Box 210119
Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 520-621-2235
Fax: 520-621-8191
Contact: Linda Sulvaine
Website: www.ame.arizona.edu

Center for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (UK)
AMREL Building, Loughborough University
LE 11 3 TU U.K.
Phone: 44-1509-223466
Fax: 44-1509-610031
Contact: Dr. Julian Feuchtwang
E-mail: j.b.feuchtwang@lboro.ac.uk
Website: www.lboro.ac.uk/crest

Delft University of Technology
Wind Energy Section, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (15) 278 5170
Fax: +31 (15) 278 5347
E-mail: windenergy@citg.tudelft.nl
Website: www.lr.tudelft.nl/en/organisation/departments-and-chairs/aerodynamics-and-wind-energy/wind-energy/

Deutsches Windenergie Institut (DEWI), German Wind Energy Institute
Ebertstrasse 96, D-26382 Wilhelmshaven
Phone: 49-0-4421-4808-0
Fax: 49-0-4421-4808-43
E-mail: dewi@dewi.de
Website (includes English): www.dewi.de

Universidad Federal do Para
P.O. Box 8619, Ag. Nucleo Unversitario,
Belem, Para, 66075-900, Brazil
Phone: +55 912 111 299
Fax: +55 912 111 299
Contact: Dr. Joao Tavares Pinho
E-mail: jtpinho@guama.cpgee.ufpa.br
Website: www.portal.ufpa.br

Grinnell College
Dean and V.P. for Academic Affairs,
Nollen House, Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA 50112-0806
Phone: (641) 269-3100
Fax: (641) 269-4284
Contact: Jim Swartz
E-mail: swartz@grinnell.edu

Iowa State University
Department of Aerospace Engineering,
404 Town Engineering Building,
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-6796/9647
Fax: 515-294-3262
Contact: R Ganesh Rajagopalan
E-mail: rajagopa@iastate.edu
Website: www.public.iastate.edu/~winden/

Istanbul Technical University
Faculty of Aeronautics/Astronautics
Maslak, Istanbul, 80626, Turkey
Phone: +011 (90) 21 22 853 124
Fax: +011 (90) 21 22 852 926
Contact: Dr. Suleyman Tolun
E-mail: tolun@itu.edu.tr
Website: www.faa.itu.edu.tr

Meteorological Standards Institute
P.O. Box 26, Fox Island, WA 98333
Phone: 253-549-2179
Fax: 253-549-4082
Contact: Thomas J. Lockhart, President
E-mail: lockhart@harbornet.com

University of Massachusetts
Renewable Energy Research Laboratory
College of Engineering, E Lab Building
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone: 413-545-4359
Fax: 413-545-1027
Contact: Dr. James Manwell
E-mail: manwell@ecs.umass.edu
Website: www.umass.edu/windenergy/

Montana State University
Department of Chemical Engineering,
Wind Energy Program,
302 Cobleigh Hall
P.O. Box 173920
Bozeman, MT 59717-3920
Phone: 406-994-4543
Fax: 406-994-5308
Contact: Prof. John Mandell
E-mail: johnm@coe.montana.edu

University of Nebraska
School of Natural Resource Sciences,
High Plains Climate Center,
830728 L.W. Chase Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0728
Phone: 402-472-6706
Fax: 402-472-6614
Website: www.hprcc.unl.edu

New Mexico State University Southwest Technology Development Institute
Department 3 SOL, Box 30001,
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Phone: 505-646-1450
Fax: 505-646-3841
Contact: Robert Foster, Project Engineer
E-mail: rfoster@nmsu.edu
Website: www.nmsu.edu/~tdi

North Dakota Geographic Alliance
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West,
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-3063
Fax: 701-858-3165
Contact: Dr. Eric Clausen
E-mail: clausen@warp6.cs.misu.nodak.edu
Website: www.ndgeographic.org

University of North Dakota
Energy and Environmental Research Center
P.O. Box 9018, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9018
Phones: 701-777-5000/5293
Fax: 701-777-5181
Contact: Bradley G. Stevens
E-mail: bstevens@undeerc.org
Website: www.eerc.und.nodak.edu/

Ohio State University
Aeronautical & Astronautical Research
Laboratory, 2300 W. Case Road,
Columbus, OH 43235
Phone: 614-292-5507
Fax: 614-292-5552
Contact: Professor Gerald M. Gregorek
E-mail: gregorek.1@osu.edu
Website: http://mae.osu.edu/labs/aarl

Oregon State University Wind Research Cooperative
Mechanical Engineering Department,
Corvallis, OR 97331-6001
Phone: 541-737-2027
Fax: 541-737-2600
Contact: Stel N. Walker
E-mail: walkerst@engr.orst.edu
Website: http://mime.oregonstate.edu/ERRL/WRC/index.html

Risoe National Laboratory
Wind Energy & Atmospheric Physics Dept
Frederiksborgvej 399, Build. 125,
P.O. Box 49, DK-4000 Roskilde
Denmark
Phone: 45-4677 5000
Fax: 45-4677 5970
E-mail: vea@risoe.dk
Website: www.risoe.dk/ (in English)

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Energy Research Unit
Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire
UK OX11 0QX
Phone: 44 1235 445559
Fax: 44 1235 446863
Contact: Dr. Jim Halliday
E-mail: J.A.Halliday@rl.ac.uk
Website: www.eru.rl.ac.uk

Sandia National Laboratories
P.O. Box 5800
Albuquerque, NM 87185-1380
Phones: 505-844-4902, 505-843-4164
Fax: 505-845-9500
Website: www.sandia.gov/wind

University of Texas at El Paso
Department of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
El Paso, TX 79968
Phone: 915-747-5450
Contact: Rafael S. Gutierrez
Program Head
Website: www.utep.edu/

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
P.O. Drawer 10
Bushland, TX 79012
Phone: 806-356-5734
Fax: 806-356-5750
Contact: Nolan Clark
E-mail: rnclark@cprl.ars.usda.gov
Website: www.ars.usda.gov/main/main.htm

University of Utah
Department of Mechanical Engineering
3209 Merrill Engineering Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-581-4145
Fax: 801-581-8692
Contact: Craig Hansen
E-mail: hansen@me.mech.utah.edu
Website: hwww.mech.utah.edu/

Washington and Lee University
Department of Physics and Engineering,
109 Parmly Hall, Lexington, VA 24450
Phone: 540-458-8882
Fax: 540-458-8884
Contact: Dr. Kenneth Van Ness
E-mail: vannessk@wlu.edu
Website: www.wlu.edu/

West Texas A&M University Alternative Energy Institute
2402 4th Avenue WTAMU, Box 248
Canyon, TX 79016
Phone: 806-651-2295
Fax: 806-651-2733
E-mail: aeimail@mail.wtamu.edu
Website: www.windenergy.org/

Wind Energy Inventions:

US Department of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Phone: 423-576-8401. Website: www.osti.gov/html/osti/products/publics.html

Windustry, 2105 First Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Phone: toll-free: (800) 946-3640; (612) 870-3461. Fax: 612-870-4846. E-mail: info@windustry.org Website: www.windustry.org

Wind Energy Discussion Groups and Listservs:

Renewable Energy: Send subscription request to renewable-energy-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. To view discussion archives go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/renewable-energy

Home Wind Energy Systems: Send subscription request to awea-wind-home-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. To view discussion archives go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/awea-wind-home

Wind-Diesel Hybrid Systems Technology Listserve: Send subscription request to wind-diesel-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. To view discussion archives go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/groups/wind-diesel

Back to Top