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Agenda:

Small Wind Energy System Components
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

   Terms and Wind History

      • Terms and definitions

      • A short history of wind

      • Things you will see on the street

      • Direct drive/gear box

      • Low speed/high speed

      • Variable speed/constant speed

      • Up wind/down wind

      • Horizontal/vertical/rooftop

   Collectors and Alternators

      • Drag devices

      • Lift devices

      • Radial alternators

      • Axial alternators

      • Speed control

   Towers

      • Tower types

      • Freestanding

      • Guide lattice

      • Tilt up tower

      • FAA requirements


Small Wind Energy Siting and Sizing
Thursday, September 13, 2018, 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM CDT (incl. 30 min. break)

   Size Categories/System sizing

      • Cabin size

      • Home size

      • Small commercial/farm size

      • System sizing

   The Wind Resource

      • Wind quantity

      • Wind quality

      • Siting

   System Types

      • Utility intertied

      • Multimodal (utility intertied with batteries)

      • Stand alone

      • Hybrid

      • The good and bad




Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.


Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.


Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.



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Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled


Internet connection:
Minimum of 1Mbps Hardware:2GB RAM or more


For more information visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com.

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers

Architects:
     4.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA:
     4.0 HSW LUs

Engineers:
     4.0 PDHs


Continuing Education Credit Information

HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885) and is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for architects and landscape architects in New York. These webinars are not approved for Florida architects. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. Check each webinar for the number of continuing education hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. These webinars offer engineer continuing education credit in all states that allow this learning methodology. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. The Slope Stabilization and Landslide Prevention webinars offer 3.0 CE hours each to landscape architects but have not been approved in states that require preapproval. The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved each webinar for 3.0 HSW PDHs. HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council Preferred Provider (1232). Course approvals are pending for the International Green Construction Code webinars. Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and LUs will be reported to the AIA. Please see individual course listings for available credit approval.

Speakers:

Clay Sterling

Clay Sterling is an Associate Professor of Renewable Energy Technology at Kankakee Community College and is an IREC-certified solar photovoltaic (PV) and small wind instructor. In the recent past, he instructed both PV and wind courses at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association for over 15 years. He has a construction background gained from working in his family’s plumbing shop, and he has worked nine years as a commercial electrician on large construction projects. In 2009, Wisconsin’s K-12 Energy Education Program named him the Non-Formal Energy Educator of the Year. He also received the “Clean Energy Trainer of the Year” award in 2013 from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC).

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $200.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $175.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.