Price: $260.00

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  • ECX054-FA15 (September 17 - November 5) 

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm, 9/17 - 11/5
Field Work:
Sat, 10 am - 4 pm, 9/12
Sat, 10 am - 4 pm, 9/19
15 hours, $260

This lecture/lab introduction to commercial and residential small wind power offers hands-on instruction at our Brooklyn Navy Yard training site. Students will learn to prepare a site survey, select and size equipment, and monitor power output. Topics include wind speeds, site analysis, 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 whoattend 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.

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