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Research Your Wind for Schools Project

The Small Wind Guidebook provides answers to questions regarding small wind turbine projects. Learn about turbine sizes, the basic parts of a small wind electric system, costs, how to find installation and maintenance support, and how much energy a system will generate.

The Wind for Schools Funding Spreadsheet provides examples of school turbine costs, as well as the mechanisms utilized to fund school wind turbine projects. Schools included in the spreadsheet used funding from the following sources: federal and state agencies, non-profits, local utilities, local businesses, wind energy companies, in-kind donations, as well as school funds. These projects demonstrate ways in which financial obstacles to turbine installations can be overcome.

If you have financial details regarding a school wind turbine installation that you would like to share with the educational community, please contact

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