Kodiak High School advocates for wind turbine project
July 28, 2010
By LOUIS GARCIA in the Kodiak Daily Mirror: The Kodiak High School wind turbine project that started in 2008 is starting to pick up speed. Various administrators and KHS teacher Jane Eisemann have been meeting with the Kodiak Electric Association and the Coast Guard to get the Wind for Schools Program under way. The Skystream, a small wind turbine, is the model being used in what will be a green academic venture for the district.
“It’s going to provide a curriculum and education to students in the natural resource class on sustainable energy,” Eisemann said at Monday evening’s school board meeting. “It’s just a nice segue on what’s happening already in our community … with our hydro and our beautiful wind turbines on Pillar Mountain.”
Data will be sent to the district classrooms 24/7 from the turbine. Read more