A 14-foot wind
turbine can power up to 40 percent of household energy needs on an energy
efficient home. Clackamas Community College will offer a one-week Home Built
Wind Turbine class from Monday, June 25, through Friday, June 29.
The wind turbine
class is a hands-on seminar covering construction of residential wind power
generators using welding/cutting, drill press and wood-cutting hand tools.
Students in the seminar will participate in construction of a residential wind
turbine from scratch.
include discussions of windmill types and efficiencies as well as information
on simple versus sophisticated designs.
The class will
meet daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost of the two-credit class is $350. For
more information or to register, call 503-594-3318.