Road Trip – Iowa AWEA Distributed Wind Energy Conference

Business partner, Frank Marlowe and I hit the road last week to visit with broadcast engineering professionals at the Chicago Radio Show and discuss AM radio / wind turbine interference and the latest theory in mitigation techniques.  Following our Chicago meetings, we drove to DesMoines to see what was happening at the AWEA Distributed Wind Conference.  On our way through Illinois, we passed by the Council Bluffs wind farm. Council Bluffs - On the Farm The show was relatively small venue but chuck full of interesting new offerings within the distributed wind energy space.  We raided the floor over a 5 hour period exploring new (and old) business offerings. Frank (right) discussing WTG transport and installation with a Barnhart Sales rep ( Brian Kuhn of Aeronautica Windpower (Right) takes a moment to pose for the camera.  Aeronautica (  has begun shipment of their "Made in USA" 750 kW turbine to community … [Read more...]