Wind Energy Education Resources

Interested in a wind energy training program? Several schools offer degrees in wind energy technology or renewable energy science. For more information, you can search the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Education and Training Programs database and click on the links to individual programs provided below.

Alaska Center for Energy and Power

Appalachian State University – Appropriate Technology

Colorado Wind Application Center at Colorado State University

Career Education in Renewable Energy Technologies

Ecotech Institute

Idaho Wind for Schools Project

Illinois Institute of Technology Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research

Iowa Lakes Community College – Wind Energy & Turbine Technology

Lakeshore Technical College – Wind Energy Technology

Mesalands Community College – North American Wind Research & Training Center

Minnesota West Community and Technical College – Wind Energy Technology A.A.S

MIT Laboratory for Energy and the Environment

Northern Arizona University Institute for Sustainable Energy Solutions

Texas State Technical College Wind Energy Technology

Texas Tech University National Wind Institute

University of Massachusetts Wind Energy Center

WindSTAR Industry/University Cooperative Research Center


Wind Energy Scholarships

Developer First Wind offers a program called First Wind Scholars to make scholarships available to qualified high school seniors in communities where the company currently has projects in operation or in advanced stages of development. Apply here.


Wind Energy Competitions

KidWind Challenge

U.S. Department of Energy’s Collegiate Wind Competition