AWEA Supply Chain Workshop
(November 3-5, 2009)Cobo Center, Detroit, MI. Held in conjunction with the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Small and Community Wind Conference and Exhibition, the Supply Chain Workshop attracts representatives from a range of markets to discuss the wind industry’s need to fortify and expand its supply chain. This will help keep up with growing demand while increasing domestic manufacturing of wind turbines and components. Topics include the anatomy of a turbine, wind industry overview, major component sourcing and value chain services, how to enter the wind industry through funding contracts and retooling as well as case studies. Workshop attendees have the opportunity to attend the other conference’s sessions and exhibition hall.