Wind for Schools Portal

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Wind for Schools Dashboard

Welcome to the Wind for Schools Portal! The U.S. Department of Energy funds the Wind for Schools project, which helps develop a future wind energy workforce by encouraging students at higher education institutions to join Wind Application Centers and serve as project consultants for small wind turbine installations at rural elementary and secondary schools. This dashboard displays data from all of these small wind turbines.

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July 2018 through June 2019​

  • 120+ university courses and events providing wind and solar education​
  • 1300 students learning about wind energy​
  • 44 turbines registered on OpenEI received O&M support (143 turbines in the WfS network)​
  • 167 K-12 WAC supported events​
  • 6570 + students introduced to wind energy concepts​
  • 45+ K-12 educational lessons and presentations providing wind and solar education​
  • 1250+ students introduced to wind energy concepts​
  • 30 teacher workshops​
  • 584 teachers participated​
  • Career event​
  • 18 for university students, and 12 for K-12 students​
  • 62 outreach activities
  • 6,410+ people engaged