Wind Energy Associations
Membership in a trade or industry organization can be costly, but there are benefits to membership, not only for yourself but for the world environment and the future. Membership in any wind energy association allows you to join a growing network of people actively altering the future of sustainable energy on the planet. The following is a list of wind energy associations around the world, with a brief description of each:
- Locate wind power plants and development projects throughout the U.S.
- American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is a trade and advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. AWEA represents the U.S. wind energy industry and all individuals who support clean energy in legislative, regulatory and international arenas. The AWEA offers business memberships for wind energy businesses and individual memberships for owners of small wind turbines or other supporters of renewable energy.
- Windustry - Minnesota
- WindPowering America, sponsored by the federal government, promotes the use of wind.
- Utility Wind Interest Group promotes application of wind to utilities.
- National Wind Coordinating Committee.
- Wind Power in Iowa
Australia and New Zealand
- The British Wind Energy Association
- OffShoreWindFarms.co.uk UK Website for the UK offshore wind industry.
- Offshore Wind Energy Network Promotes research on issues connected, encourages co-operation and partnership between commercial organizations and researchers.
Other European countries:
- Nederlandse Windenergie Vereniging, The Netherlands
- German Wind Energy Association
- Federation of German Windpower promotes research, development and strategies.
- Suisse-Eole Switzerland
- Irish Wind Energy Association
- Danish Wind Turbine Manufacturers' Association Denmark
- Danish Wind Turbine Owner Association Denmark, in Danish only.
- Finnish Wind Power Association Finland.
- Les Compagnons d'Eole Belgium, created in 1979, with a very rich library of material.
- Avel Pen Ar Bed France
- Austrian Wind Energy Association (German site)
- Norwegian Wind Power Association
- Swedish Wind Energy Association.
- Estonia Wind Energy Association
- Polish Wind Energy Association.
- Plataforma Empresarial Eolica Spain
- African Wind Energy Association
- Sahara Wind Information on West Sahara wind energy potential and applications.
- Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association
- WindPowerIndia is dedicated to the wind power program of India.
- Indian Wind Energy Association (InWEA)