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Minnesotans can get $100 discount for wind resource assessment workshop

The first 10 Minnesotans to register for the June 20 wind resource assessment workshop will get a $100 discount, thanks to sponsorship provided by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources (DER). The workshop is a post-conference half-day workshop of the 2013 Small Wind Conference on June 18-19 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Stevens Point, Wis. In addition to the two-day conference and post-conference workshop, a pre-conference workshop titled “Fundamentals of Tower Climbing and Equipment Safety” will be held June 17.

The wind resource assessment workshop will cover options for wind resource assessment, how to estimate performance of a wind turbine, and monitoring production. Cost for this workshop is $150. To receive the discount, contact Samantha Smart Merritt at or 612-655-5363 and register here. The pre-conference workshop will cover the basics of tower climbing, fall protection equipment, tower and hardware inspections, hazards, tool selection, and ropes and knots. Cost is $250. Register here. Registration for the two-day conference is available here