Guemes Island, WA - Wind-electric systems often require the most maintenance and have the most problems of any renewable electricity system. This workshop includes a brief review of basic wind-electric system design principles and practice, and then focuses on maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of these systems. This is an advanced workshop, intended for experienced wind-electric system users, designers, and installers, or for those who have attended SEI's Residential Wind workshop. Classroom sessions will complement extensive hands-on work.
San Diego, CA - This professional course is specifically designed to guide you and your employees into the rapidly growing small wind industry. After 5 days, you will be fully equipped to address every element of the wind market from strategy and operation to sales to all technical aspects of small wind products. Technical training will be taught by Wind Energy expert Mick Sagrillo.
DATE: October 18-22
LOCATION: San Diego, CA
Day 1: Management Training
Day 2: Sales Training
Day 3, 4, 5: Technical Training
Loretto, PA - The Renewable Energy Center at Saint Francis University is holding a class July 26-30 on small wind. It is being taught by Solar Energy International and is their only wind class on the east coast. It is designed for people interested in working in the small wind industry.
St Paul, MN - This class introduces technology alternatives and options, including solar PV (electric), solar hot water and space heating, passive solar and active solar hot air heating, wind energy, energy efficiency, RE environmental issues, RE costs, rebates and incentives, finance options, and green and RE career opportunities.
Cedar Rapids, IA - Renewable Energy Training Series - See below for more dates in this series.
St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota Renewable Energy Society (MRES) is offering a renewable energy class, which is open to the public. MRES is a non-profit dedicated to helping Minnesotans gain knowledge of and access to renewable energy technologies. Introduction to Renewable Energy (RE) technology alternatives and options, including solar PV (electric), solar hot water and space heating, passive solar and active solar hot air heating, wind energy, energy efficiency, RE environmental issues, RE costs, rebates and incentives, finance options, and green and RE career opportunities.
Chamberlain, SD - As the need for energy independence increases and the search for alternative sources continues, wind energy has surfaced to fill the gap. This one-day seminar will review the mechanics of wind-powered generators and the wind park development process. Local, state, and federal policies will be discussed and the land ownership issues will be reviewed. The basic economics of wind generators will be presented to prepare students for appraisal purposes.
White Bear Lake, MN - Century College and the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society have co-developed a new half-day course for people interested in exploring renewable energy careers.
This three-day course will lead participants through all the necessary background information required to site and install a small wind turbine (up to 40 kW in capacity). The course will cover in detail all the steps for a successful project including timelines, initial planning stages, siting considerations, wind resource assessments and energy production estimates, tower considerations, zoning requirements, interconnection, insurance, used equipment, permitting, equipment assembly, decommissioning, plus much more.
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