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School Wind Project at Arizona Wind Application Center (Northern Arizona University)

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Arizona Wind Application Center (Northern Arizona University)

South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States

(35.1865/-111.6529)

Host: NAU's Applied Research and Development building

Size: 2.4 kW

Technology: Skystream 3.7 on a 70-foot monopole tower

Type: University

Wind for Schools Type: Wind Application Center

Status: Operating

Commission Date: November 30, 2011

Contact: Karin Wadsack, coordinator, Renewable Energy Program

Phone: (928) 523-0715

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About Wind Application Centers

Northern Arizona University's Mechanical Engineering Program

Discussion

The Wind for Schools project at Northern Arizona University (NAU) is one piece of a larger Sustainable Energy Technology and Education Center.

In December 2011, the Arizona Wind for Schools team announced the installation of a Skystream wind turbine at Northern Arizona University. Southwest Windpower donated the wind turbine and tower, GLHN Design donated design work, and Southwest Windpower staff provided expertise during the final day of installation. NAU's student Green Fund, which provides funding for student-initiated sustainability projects on the campus, covered the remainder of the project costs ($25,000). Students, staff, and faculty watched the installation, which will provide power to NAU's Applied Research and Development building. The building houses the Wind for Schools project and the university's sustainability program. The turbine data will be used in NAU classes and by K-12 schools across the state.

Project Content Last Updated: December 26, 2013