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AWEA State Wind Energy Forum - Colorado

October 8, 2013

Denver, CO

About the Forum

With more than 2,300 MW of installed wind capacity, Colorado is on the forefront of wind energy expansion – making it an ideal location for AWEA’s inaugural series of state-level wind forums. Join us and your wind industry peers at the AWEA State Wind Energy Forum – Colorado. Commit just one day and acquire the most relevant, current, pivotal information related to Colorado’s wind energy landscape.

You will:

  • explore benefits and challenges in Colorado’s current wind industry, and learn what the future holds,
  • with a variety of stakeholders, address head on-the concerns, challenges and benefits relating to the recent Colorado changes (SB 252) to the state renewable energy standard
  • meet with Colorado’s policy, industry, and government leaders,
  • interact with wind industry experts on national, regional, and state wind markets,
  • learn the ins-and-outs of wind energy transmission, economics, and integration,
  • investigate the impacts on wildlife, water and air, and
  • discover wind’s positive impacts on local economic development.

You'll also get insight and opinions from key Colorado wind stakeholders – including private and public utilities, county commissioners, agricultural organizations, and landowners – and have the opportunity to engage in in-depth Q&A sessions with wind industry experts during the lunch break. Don’t miss this concentrated, state-specific event!!

Program Chairs

Tom DarinTom Darin
Regional Representative, West
American Wind Energy Association



Larry FlowersLarry Flowers
Deputy Director, Distributed & Community Wind
American Wind Energy Association



Who Should Attend?

The conference agenda is designed to appeal to a broad array of Colorado wind stakeholders, including landowners, county officials, rural bankers, agricultural producers, policy makers, manufacturers, developers, educators, researchers, advocates, utilities, economic development specialists, government officials, analysts, and regulatory personnel.