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SMALL WIND TURBINE INSTALLATION

CODE: ECX054


Price: $260.00

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  • ECX054-FA15 (September 17 - November 5) 

WIND POWER 101
ECX054-FA15
Thurs, 6 - 9 pm, 10/18 - 11/1
Site Visits: Sat, 10 am - 4 pm, 10/28
18 hours, $290

This lecture/lab class is an introduction to commercial and residential wind energy generation. Topics include site analysis and selection, equipment sizing and monitoring as well as wind speeds, turbine types, installation methods, power output calculations, and costs of a wind system after incentives. Permits, ordinances and certifications for small wind will be discussed. This training can be applied to the education requirement  (A) to sit for the NABCEP Small Wind Installer Certification exam. Students who attend all sessions will receive a certificate of completion.

Did You Know that there are several interesting installations in New York City and nearby?

 
 
 
At Whole Foods in Brooklyn, Solar and wind energy work together to completely power two Skypump electric vehicle charging stations and 19 LED streetlights. The Sanya SLSTM streetlights, by New York, NY-based Urban Green Energy (UGE), would remain operational during regional outages because of their natural power sources. 

Another UGE project at 45-56 Pearson street  in LIC  will power common area lights in this residential building.

The Philly Eagles Stadium has- according to the NY Times, A winning mix of Wind, biodiesal and solar power.