October 20 & 21, 2007, Western North Carolina Renewable Energy Initiative Research & Demonstration Facility, Beech Mountain, NC. Participants will learn the basics of residential wind systems from the world's leading manufacturer of small wind turbines. The hands-on portion of the workshop will involve a tour of the Beech Mountain wind turbines and installation of SWWP's newest product, the Skystream 3.7, described as "the first affordable energy producing appliance for homes and businesses".
Workshop leaders: Driven by a deep and abiding commitment to the environment, Southwest Windpower continues to design, manufacture and sell state-of-the-art wind energy systems of high-quality, durability and affordability. Josh Levinson is SWWP's North American Sales Director. Jay Yeager is the Technical Services manager for SWWP. Throughout the years he has analyzed literally thousands of applications and participated in numerous installations of SWWP products both for field-testing and consumer use. More info at www.windenergy.com. The knowledgeable staff of the NC Small Wind Initiative will also contribute to the training.
Cost: $150 ($75 student)
Participants: 40 maximum