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Wind Energy Education or Training Program at Heartland Community College

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Heartland Community College

1500 West Raab Road

Normal, IL 61761

United States

(40.532/-88.9989)

Size: 1650 kW

Technology: 1.65-MW Vestas

Type: Community College

Status: Operating

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Heartland Community College's Renewable Energy courses.

Discussion

The Wind Powering America success story, "DOE Wind Program Funds University of Wisconsin-Madison Wind Workforce Development Efforts," on September 25, 2012 discusses Heartland Community College's collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison on instrumenting a wind turbine foundation and evaluating the dynamic forces and the foundation soil response to in-service wind action. The project will collect data to support design of more cost-effective foundations based on geotechnical and engineering analysis as well as provide an opportunity to engage undergraduate and graduate students with the construction, analysis, and operation of a renewable energy system. Experimental results and analyses will be incorporated into the continuing education short courses.

Project Content Last Updated: July 09, 2013