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Past Events in Oklahoma

12 event(s).

Oklahoma Wind Commerce 2009: The Future is Now

Date: 6/23/2009 to 6/24/2009

Location: Norman, OK

Contact: Kathy Gain

Phone: (800) 879-6552 x5267

Norman Embassy Suites.

Wind Commerce 2009: the Future is Now focuses on the many opportunities to create jobs and generate wealth across the state as Oklahoma fully develops and integrates its wind industry.

Learn How To

  • Capitalize on business opportunities within Oklahoma's emerging wind industry;
  • Market community assets to wind power producers, wind-component manufacturers, repair and maintenance operations, and other wind industry service providers;
  • Help communities, school systems, and tribal groups launch community-scale wind to meet individual electricity needs as well as create new revenue streams;
  • Launch training and education programs designed to meet the wind industry's skill requirements and position your workforce to meet its employment demands;
  • Prepare your company to produce, market, and sell new technologies coming out of Oklahoma's wind-related research and development efforts;
  • Implement the policies and incentives needed to ensure that Oklahoma's wind industry meets its full capacity; and,
  • Discover what trends and opportunities lie ahead for this emerging industry.

Who Should Attend

  • Small business owners/manufacturers, entrepreneurs, and investors
  • Legislators and government agency representatives
  • Economic development professionals
  • Community leaders
  • Members of renewable energy advocacy groups
  • Education/training and workforce development specialists
  • Research entities in the wind and weather science industries

Oklahoma Wind Energy Conference

Date: 12/2/2008 to 12/3/2008

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Phone: 1-800-203-5494

Cox Convention Center.

The conference will feature nationally known wind experts, exhibits, and sessions about economic development, infrastructure needs, landowner issues and wildlife. Special keynote speakers at the conference include wind energy advocate and "Pickens Plan" creator T. Boone Pickens and The Nature Conservancy's CEO, Mark Tercek.

Oklahoma Wind Working Group Monthly Meeting

Date: 12/12/2007

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Stephanie Buway

Oklahoma Wind Working Group Monthly Meeting

Date: 11/14/2007

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Stephanie Buway

Oklahoma Wind Working Group Monthly Meeting

Date: 10/10/2007

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Stephanie Buway

Oklahoma Wind Working Group Monthly Meeting

Date: 9/12/2007

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Stephanie Buway

Oklahoma Wind Working Group Monthly Meeting

Date: 8/8/2007

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Stephanie Buway

Oklahoma Wind Working Group Monthly Meeting

Date: 7/11/2007

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Stephanie Buway

Workshop: How to Apply for the Farm Bill Section 9006

Date: 12/13/2005

Location: Altus, OK

Contact: Kylah McNabb

Phone: 405-447-8412

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Southwest Technology Center, Rooms 109 & 110
Flyer (PDF 16 KB) Download Adobe Reader.
Join us for a FREE workshop and a FREE dinner and learn how to apply for the Farm Bill Section 9006 program that provides approximately $22 million nationwide in grants, loan guarantees, and direct loans to farmers & ranchers (agricultural producers) and rural small businesses to purchase renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements.

What will I learn at this workshop?

  • A complete overview of Section 9006 of the Farm Bill program
  • Specifics regarding applicant and project eligibility
  • Step-by-step explanation of the application process
  • Examples of successful projects that have received funding from Section 9006

The workshops are intended for rural agricultural producers and rural-headquartered companies interested in applying renewable technologies to their ranches, farms, and businesses. No fee is required for these workshops. An RSVP is requested, though, as a complimentary dinner will be served.

Sponsored by:

U.S. Department of Energy - Wind Powering America Program, Oklahoma Wind Power Initiative, Oklahoma Renewable Energy Council, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University

Workshop: How to Apply for the Farm Bill Section 9006

Date: 12/6/2005

Location: Stillwater, OK

Contact: Kylah McNabb

Phone: 405-447-8412

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Wes Watkins Center, Room 101
Flyer (PDF 16 KB) Download Adobe Reader.
Join us for a FREE workshop and a FREE dinner and learn how to apply for the Farm Bill Section 9006 program that provides approximately $22 million nationwide in grants, loan guarantees, and direct loans to farmers & ranchers (agricultural producers) and rural small businesses to purchase renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements.

What will I learn at this workshop?

  • A complete overview of Section 9006 of the Farm Bill program
  • Specifics regarding applicant and project eligibility
  • Step-by-step explanation of the application process
  • Examples of successful projects that have received funding from Section 9006

The workshops are intended for rural agricultural producers and rural-headquartered companies interested in applying renewable technologies to their ranches, farms, and businesses. No fee is required for these workshops. An RSVP is requested, though, as a complimentary dinner will be served.

Sponsored by:

U.S. Department of Energy - Wind Powering America Program, Oklahoma Wind Power Initiative, Oklahoma Renewable Energy Council, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma Wind Working Group Meeting

Date: 5/11/2005

Location: Norman, OK

Oklahoma Department of Commerce, Gallery 1-2, 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Wind Powering America's Communities of Color: Outreach in Oklahoma

Date: 9/1/2001

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Wind Powering America, in association with the Oklahoma Black Farmers and Agriculturists Association, Oklahoma Landowners and Tenants Association, and Langston University, sponsored an outreach effort to rural landowners, local business leaders, and energy consumers in Oklahoma's communities of color. The event explored the market for and benefits of developing and purchasing wind generated power. Particular focus was aimed at creative ownership models, such as forming rural and urban electric cooperatives, in addition to traditional land leases for project development. For more information, read Phil Dougherty's, Wind Powering America's National Coordinator,speech (PDF 47 KB) and presentation (PDF 517 KB).