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School Wind Project at College of The Albemarle

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College of The Albemarle

427 Russell Twiford Road

Manteo, NC 27954

United States

(35.8918/-75.6597)

Host: Dare County Campus

Size: 1.2 kW

Technology: Windspire

Type: Community College

Wind for Schools Type: Wind for Schools Project

Status: Operating

Commission Date: December 31, 2011

Discussion

The wind turbine is connected to the college's Performing Arts building and is helping to offset its energy consumption. In addition, the wind turbine serves as a teaching tool. The college plans to further this initiative by adding a panel in the "Wind" lab where students can monitor the electricity being generated.

Project Content Last Updated: March 04, 2013