About the InstituteThe Purpose of the Texas Wind Energy Institute is to develop curriculum, course and programs, expand capacity and recruit and prepare students to meet the workforce need of the rapidly growing wind power industry in Texas. The vision of the Texas Wind Energy Institute is to position Texas as the leader in technical, managerial and professional education for the Wind Power industry. The Institute will utilize industry experts to validate and to ground its curriculum. Resulting curriculum will be licensable to other institutions where wind power education is in demand. The Institute will obtain sustaining funds through revenue generated by educational programs, licensing, assessment protocols, industry sponsors and/or supporting grants. The Insitute's initial focus will include the development of safety courses currently needed by the wind power industry.