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Nevada Anemometer Loan Program

Nevada Anemometer Loan Program

Location: NV

Contact: Pete Konesky

Phone: 775-684-8735

The Nevada Anemometer Loan Program has 10, 20-meter tower NRG anemometers on loan with two more that were just bought.

  • Two are at Empire Farms 100 miles north of Reno,
  • Two are at Eureka County for installation at a mine site,
  • One is at Wild Horse reservoir 60 miles north of Elko,
  • One is at a farm in Yerington which is south of Carson City,
  • One is at a farm in Amargosa valley north of Las Vegas,
  • One is 20 miles north of Reno, and
  • Two are in the Las Vegas Area.

We have had requests for one at the Eureka County School District, One at a mining site along I80, one for Winnemucca, and one along I80, 60 miles east of Reno. We also have four, 50-meter towers in central Nevada that have been installed by the Western Regional Climate Center at the Desert Research Institute in central Nevada and at least four more 20-meter towers that we get data from that are privately owned at a mine site north of Tonopah.