Kevin Alewine, director of Renewable Energy Services for Shermco Industries, has been selected as the Technical Program Chair for Windpower 2014 to be held in Las Vegas on May 5-8.

Alewine will assist the American Wind Energy Association staff in organizing sessions, recruiting moderators and speakers as well as providing marketing guidance.

“This is a big job that I’m excited and honored to take on. Windpower is the premier wind energy event in this hemisphere and representatives from the whole industry, from suppliers to owners to wind tech schools, attend this event to take advantage of the diverse educational and networking opportunities,” said Alewine.

Kevin Alewine is the director of Renewable Energy Services for Shermco Industries with a focus on business development in the wind energy business sector including both maintenance services and community wind projects.  He has extensive global experience with the manufacture and repair of electrical machinery, including wind turbine generators. Kevin is an active member of several IEEE and American Wind Energy Association working groups and is the co-chair of the AWEA Operations and Maintenance Working Group responsible for developing and maintaining recommended practices for wind energy asset maintenance and operations management.