- SMART Wind Composites Subgroup Participants, SMART Wind Electrical Subgroup, SMART Wind Launch Speakers, SMART Wind Mechanical Subgroup Participants, SMART Wind Support Structure Subgroup Participants
Robert W. Preus, PE is Technical Lead for Distributed Wind at NREL. He was founder of Advanced Renewable Technology which provided training, engineering, and certification support in small wind manufacturers. He has 27 years of experience in wind energy. He led the successful development of 2.5 kW to 300kW wind generators. He has extensive experience in design of wind energy systems. He has trained many dealers in the installation of distributed wind systems and served on the committees that developed NABCEP installer certification task list, applicant experience requirements and the exam writing. He was the co chair of the group that wrote a section for small wind in the NEC. In 2010 he received the Small Wind Advocate award from Wind Powering America.