Energy Fair Meeting

The next quarterly WoWE gathering as part of the GLREA Energy Fair taking place in Ludington June 7-8th at the Mason County Fairgrounds. We will meet Saturday, June 8 from 9:00-9:50AM in the blue workshop area (next to the exhibit hall). Light breakfast will be provided. 

We’ll be discussing current events and opportunities happening around the Great Lakes Region and work on plans for next quarters meeting. Mary and Sarah will also have a chance to share highlights from the National WoWE Luncheon that took place at the recent AWEA Conference in Chicago last month. 

Saturday is a free day to the public, Friday will be full of workshops for professionals in the energy field, and has a modest registration fee of $25. For more information, see www.glrea.org. WoWE Michigan is affiliated with GLREA. 

Hope to see you there! 

March Meeting
 
Please join the Michigan Women of Wind Energy for their next meeting. There will be speakers and an opportunity to participate in a Safety and High Angle Rescue climb demonstration, so bring sneakers or work boots! The speakers include:
  • Danette Bull, Kent County Technical Center
  • Kim Walton, GVSU MAREC
  • Mary McGraw, GRCC

Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 5pm to 7pm at the Grand Rapids Community College M-Tech, 622 Godfrey Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

August Meeting

Please join the Michigan Women of Wind Energy for a discussion on the current Michigan ballot proposal to increase the Renewable Energy Standard to 25% by 2025.

Wednesday, August 29, 2011, at Michigan Energy Options, 405 Grove Street, East Lansing, MI 48823 

Arrive at 5:30pm for some informal networking, speakers will begin at 6pm.

Panel Discussion - Building a Wind Farm

Please join the Michigan Women of Wind Energy for an expert panel discussion on building a wind farm, from inception to operations and maintenance.

The meeting will be held: 

Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 6:00pm at Stork Climax Research Services, 51229 Century Court, Wixom, MI  48398

Panel members include:

  • Kelly Meyer, Senior Development Manager at Invenergy LLC in Chicago. She is responsible for supporting development and financing of utility scale wind projects in the Midwest region. 
  • Carmen Bender, Manager of Capital Projects and Major Enterprise Projects for DTE Energy.

Our networking time will be set aside for attendees to bring questions or requests to the group. 

Save the Date!

The next meeting of the Michigan Women of Wind Energy will be held:

Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 6:00pm at Stork Climax Research Services in Wixom, MI

Look forward to an expert panel discussion on Building a Wind farm, from inception to operations and maintenance.

Meet up at the Michigan Energy Fair!!

Please join the Michigan Chapter of Women of Wind Energy for an informal networking session at the 6th Annual Michigan Energy Fair in Ludington, MI. A casual get together is planned for after the dinner on Saturday evening, June 25, at the Fair. All who support the mission of promoting the education, professional development and advancement of women to achieve a strong diversified workforce and support a robust renewable energy economy are invited to attend.

Michigan Women of Wind Energy - First Meeting of 2011

January 26th, 2011, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Greenstone Farm Credit Services Building 3515 West Road, East Lansing, MI

  • Keynote Speakers: Monica Martinez, Michigan Public Service Commission and Mary Lou Benecke, Vice President of Public Affairs and Corporate Communications, Down Corning
  • Round Table Discussions

Attend this networking event to kick off the new year. Meet others working in renewable energy, get updated on what is happening here in Michigan, and what you should expect from 2011. There will also be opportunities to learn about WoWE, network with other Michigan women, and find out ways to get involved in mentoring, scholarship and many other opportunities in the area of wind energy. Our first meeting was a great success, and we hope to see all of you again!

Meeting sponsored by Public Sector Consultants. 

Michigan Women of Wind Energy Kickoff Meeting

October 27th, 2010, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Novi Library, 45255 W. 10 Mile Road, Novi, MI

Interested in meeting other women in the field of wind energy? Plan to attend this exciting kickoff event. Learn about WoWE, network with other Michigan women, and find out ways to get involved in mentoring, scholarship and many other opportunities in the area of wind energy. Hope to see you there!

  • Introduction to Michigan WoWE
  • Keynote Speakers: Dawn White, Co-Founder and President - Accio Energy, Maria Thompson, Co-Founder and President, T/J Technologies
  • Speed Networking

Meeting sponsored by ITC.