NOME: FREE Wind Energy course June 24-26 

Learn how wind turbines can put wind energy to work for you in this FREE class brought to Nome by Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP) and Alaska Center for Energy and Power.

Thanks to Kawerak and REAP, this course is FREE. Funding is available for airfares (not lodging, though) for participants 18 and over from area communities to travel to Nome for the course (there is a brief application form to complete for travel assistance).

Call 443-8403 to register and for more info! Deadline to register is June 21

WIND TURBINE INSTALLATION with Kat Keith and Kirk Garoutte

Friday, June 24 // 6p-9p
Saturday, June 25 // 9a-5p
Sunday, June 26 // 9a-12noon
14 hours in 3 sessions // 1-credit intensive course
ENVI F193P // Cost: FREE // REGISTER BY: Tuesday, June 21

Learn the basics of wind energy in this 3-day course! Learn about wind energy theory, the physics behind generators, residential wind turbine equipment and components, and how to select an optimal site for a turbine. You’ll review case studies of wind and wind-diesel projects in Alaska, learn about on- and off-grid systems, analyze the economics
of wind power, and take a look inside a Skystream turbine.

Katherine Keith coordinates wind-diesel activities in Alaska through the Wind Diesel Application Center. Kirk Garoutte owns Sustina Energy Systems and, using products he sells, has been living off the grid for 15 years.

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