The Kansas Department of Commerce and other groups are holding a workshop for businesses interested in getting into the construction side of wind energy.
The workshop will be 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Aug. 9, at Century II Convention Hall, 225 W. Douglas.
Topics include how to become a part of the wind farm construction chain; a review of upcoming Kansas projects and others in the Kansas pipeline; an overview of available industry opportunities and qualification requirements; the specific components to be constructed and other wind farm construction services requirements; how projects are managed and wind farm developers' expectations; and potential next steps for interested
To register, visit KansasCommerce.com/Wind. Cost is $35 per person before July 28 and $50 after. Exhibitors should contact Joey Frederickson at (785) 296-2283 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The workshop is also sponsored by the Advanced Manufacturing Institute; Associated General Contractors of Kansas, Great Lakes Wind Network; Kansas Contractors Association; and KANSASWORKS.