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School Wind Project at Sanborn Central

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Sanborn Central

40405 SD Hwy 34

Forestburg, SD 57314-6421

United States


Size: 2.4 kW

Technology: Skystream 3.7

Type: K-12

Wind for Schools Type: Wind for Schools Project

Status: Operating

Commission Date: May 31, 2008


Wind Application Center (WAC) students installed the turbine, supervised by the WAC director, with the support of Green Energy Products LLC and East River Energy Cooperative, which supplied linemen and a pole truck for the installation. Funding sources: industry sponsor grant ($3,500), utility contribution ($5,720), school contribution ($4,027).

Project Content Last Updated: May 02, 2012