The following 10 university-led student teams were selected through a competitive process to compete in the inaugural U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Collegiate Wind Competition.
- Boise State University
- California Maritime Academy
- Colorado School of Mines
- James Madison University (Virginia)
- Kansas State University
- Northern Arizona University
- Pennsylvania State University
- University of Alaska Fairbanks
- University of Kansas
- University of Massachusetts Lowell
Each of these elite educational programs committed to forming an interdisciplinary team, integrating the three principal DOE Collegiate Wind Competition contests into students' coursework and senior design projects. The programs garnered organizational support from their institutions as well as private-sector and community support.
This DOE Collegiate Wind Competition is an opportunity for the U.S. Department of Energy to foster the growth of the future wind energy industry workforce and enables collegiate institutions to showcase student ingenuity and the programs that the students represent.