Wind Turbine Technology Colleges?

Answer Wind turbine technology programs teach students how to operate and maintain wind turbine systems. There are many different types of systems and the student will learn communications, electrical sys... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Wind Turbine Technology Colleges

How to Find a School for Wind Turbine Technology?

Harnessing the wind is at least as ancient as the invention of the sail. Not so the modern wind-power industry, which did not gain speed on a large commercial scale in the U.S. until the 1980s. Man... Read More »

Wind Turbine Training at Community Colleges?

With a continued focus on green energy and creating ecology-friendly jobs, community colleges have begun forming programs geared toward the industry of wind turbines. With wind turbine technicians ... Read More »

What is the wind speed needed to run a wind turbine?

The U.S. Department of Energy considers a wind speed of 14.5 miles per hour, measured 80 meters off the ground, necessary to run a wind turbine. The wind speed must be measured and averaged over th... Read More »

How much wind can a large wind turbine take?

Wind turbines are designed to begin electric production at wind speeds of 7 to 13 miles per hour. They reach maximum efficiency with wind speeds of 25 miles per hour. Wind speeds that exceed 40 to ... Read More »