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2014 June 6

Integrating wind power into the New England energy grid

Amherst (Mass.) - Norton (Manager of renewable energy resources at ISO New England) on the opportunities and challenges of integrating renewables into the energy grid in New England. Lecture at the UMass Wind Energy Center's 40th anniversary conference, June 5-6, 2014, introduced by Timothy Anderson.

Wind Energy Center (UMass Amherst) Collection

2014 June 6

Wind Furnace 1

Amherst (Mass.) - History of Wind Furnace 1, Bill Heronemus, and the early history of Wind Energy Center at UMass Amherst, including discussion by Sandy Butterfield and contributions by participants in WF-1 project, Dan (13:37), Michael Edds (15:20), WIlliam Rowan (17:00), James (19:38), Duane Cromack (20:20), Louis Manfredi (22:00), and Brian Kuhn (25:09). Brian McNiff of the history of ESI-80 ... more

Wind Energy Center (UMass Amherst) Collection

2014 June 5

Towards Tomorrow: How We Can Meet the Basic Life Support Needs of the Future

Amherst (Mass.) - Keynote address at the UMass Wind Energy Center's 40th anniversary celebration, June 5, 2014, discussing future and potential of renewable energy in the face of greenhouse gasses, environmental toxins, and climate change. Koster (UMass '82) led the UMass Office to Coordinate Energy Research and Education in the 1970s and founded the Toward Tomorrow Fair. He was recruited during... more

Wind Energy Center (UMass Amherst) Collection

2014 June 6

Renewable energy and climate change

Amherst (Mass.) - Three talks on renewable energy and climate change including Julie Brigham-Grette, Geosciences, UMass Amherst (01:17) on Quarternary history of climate and evidence for climate change; James Boyce and Robert Pollin, Economics, UMass Amherst (21:30) on carbon dioxide reduction through increased use of renewable energy and relationship to job creation, carbon cap. Panel a... more

Wind Energy Center (UMass Amherst) Collection

2014 June 6

Challenges of the transition to renewables-based energy

Amherst (Mass.) - Manwell on the engineering challenges in adapting energy sources in the face of climate change and role of wind power, potential and limits of wind turbines; national labs, industry, and academia in collaboration; technology of large wind turbines. Lecture and panel at the UMass Wind Energy Center's 40th anniversary conference, June 5-6, 2014, introduced by Timothy Anderson.

Wind Energy Center (UMass Amherst) Collection

2014 June 6

Beginnings of wind energy at UMass Amherst

Amherst (Mass.) - McGowan (05:24) on the early years of wind energy and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) at UMass Amherst; Bill Heronemus; attempts to commercialize OTEC in Ivory Coast, 1975; organization and implementation of Wind Furnace 1. Lecture at the UMass Wind Energy Center's 40th anniversary conference, June 5-6, 2014, introduced by James F. Manwell.

Wind Energy Center (UMass Amherst) Collection

2014 June 6

Documenting wind power at the Smithsonian Institution

Amherst (Mass.) - Wallace (Curator, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution) discusses Wind Furnce 1 and documenting wind power at the Smithsonian. Lecture at the UMass Wind Energy Center's 40th anniversary conference, June 5-6, 2014, introduced by Timothy Anderson.

Wind Energy Center (UMass Amherst) Collection

2014 June 6

UMass Wind Energy Center's 40th Anniversary Conference: introductory remarks

Amherst (Mass.) - Introductory remarks at the UMass Wind Energy Center's 40th anniversary conference, June 5-6, 2014 by Don Fisher, Chair of the UMass Amherst Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Wind Energy Center (UMass Amherst) Collection

2013 Dec. 23

Davis, Allen

Allen Davis: oral history with Russell Annis

Hadley (Mass.) - Interview with Allen Davis, former masters and doctoral student at UMass starting 1966; drawn here by Sid Kaplan, Jules Chametzky, and Morris Golden UMass during the late 1960s and early 1970s; became active politically and in educational reform focused on living/learning and integration of education and living in dorms like Orchard Hill; challenges of imposing the Oxfo... more

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2014 Jan. 17

Parker-Burns, Julian

Julian Parker-Burns: oral history with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Skype video interview with UMass alumni Julian Parker-Burns in Kathmandu, Nepal. Parker-Burns discusses: his decision to attend UMass in the fall of 1988 as a theater major; the early history of the Butterfield dormitory; Butterfield artists-in-residence Donna Estabrooks, Terry Jenoure and Terry's husband Kamal; his decision to move into Butterfield in the fall of 1989; the rol... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection