As reported by Cole Hons at Penn State News:

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has selected Penn State to be one of 12 colleges that will compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Collegiate Wind Competition 2016.

The event challenges teams of undergraduate students to design and build a model wind turbine based on market research and siting considerations, develop a business plan to market their products and test their turbines against a set of rigorous performance criteria.

Collegiate Wind Competition 2016 will take place at the annual American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 23 to 26.

Read the full story at Penn State News.