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School Wind Project at Mesalands Community College

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A photo of the training center in front of the wind turbine. PIX 19496

The North American Wind Research and Training Center is powered by the College's 1.5-MW wind turbine adjacent to the new facility. View a larger version of the photo.

Mesalands Community College

911 South Tenth St.

Tucumcari, NM 88401-3352

United States

(35.1609/-103.7361)

Size: 1500 kW

Technology: GE sle ESS turbine

Type: Community College

Status: Operating

Phone: (575) 461-4413, ext 156

More Information

Mesalands Community College offers associate degree training for wind energy technicians.

Discussion

The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College provides both a 1.5-megawatt wind turbine and a new 26,000 square-foot facility training and applied research.

The Wind Center hosts cutting-edge research programs in collaboration with Sandia National Laboratories of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and with major universities including, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Washington University in St. Louis, and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro, New Mexico.

In addition, the college offers short courses in workforce development and industry-driven customized training.

Project Content Last Updated: July 23, 2013