This page is dedicated to keeping up with the Wind Advisors Team.
October 5, 2017
Trudy Forsyth and Neil Kelley presented at the International Energy Agency Annex 27 meeting in Vienna, Austria, on October 5, 2017.
March 17, 2017
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory published The Distributed Wind Cost Taxonomy. Trudy Forsyth co-authored the report.
May 16, 2016
After 2 years of gathering stakeholder input and reaching industry and academic consensus, production of the SMART Wind Roadmap is now complete.
December 1, 2015
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published a new series of reports giving detailed information on how to develop quality infrastructure for small wind turbines and solar water heaters and providing guidelines for policy makers. Trudy Forsyth and Ruth Baranowski of the Wind Advisors Team co-authored the reports with Jay Burch and Francisco Boshell. Read the press release and download the reports.
March 26, 2015
Trudy Forsyth of the Wind Advisors Team and Brent Summerville facilitated the final in-person SMART Wind Subgroup Meeting, which focused on electrical systems. Now virtual subgroup meetings will be held leading up to the final Roadmap Prioritization meeting in March 2016.
February 17-18, 2015
Industry members visited the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, for the SMART Wind Composites Subgroup Meeting. Trudy Forsyth of the Wind Advisors Team and Brent Summerville facilitated the meeting.
February 11, 2015
Trudy Forsyth presented the latest IRS Guidelines for Small Wind Turbines on a Distributed Wind Energy Association webinar.
January 13-14, 2015
Industry members participated in the SMART Wind Support Structure Subgroup Meeting in Golden, Colorado, at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Trudy Forsyth of the Wind Advisors Team and Brent Summerville facilitated the meeting.
December 17, 2014
Wind Advisors Team Managing Director Trudy Forsyth presented an overview of the SMART Wind Consortium as part of a U.S. Department of Energy Small and Distributed Wind Turbine Update webinar.
November 12-14, 2014
Industry members participated in the SMART Wind Mechanical Systems Subgroup Meeting in Boulder, Colorado. Trudy Forsyth of the Wind Advisors Team and Brent Summerville facilitated the meeting.
October 15, 2014
Trudy Forsyth and Ruth Baranowski from the Wind Advisors Team helped launch the SMART Wind Consortium
August 20, 2014
Trudy Forsyth attended small wind meetings in China
June 16, 2014
Trudy Forsyth helped host the 2014 Small Wind Conference
June 5, 2014
Trudy Forsyth presented a webinar for the Minnesota Department of Commerce: Best Practices for Distributed Wind Project Development and Installation
May 20, 2014
Wind Advisors Team Managing Director Trudy Forsyth received Women of Wind Energy’s Woman of the Year Award
May 8, 2014
The Wind Advisors Team will provide technical support for the SMART Wind Consortium