Coast Guard Working to Gain Experience with Wind Turbines

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

The Coast Guard installed a Skystream 3.7 wind turbine which is estimated to produce approximately 10 percent electrical load and help the Coast Guard gain experience working with renewable energy and assess wind turbines use at remote Coast Guard sites in Alaska at Station Juneau Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. The Coast Guard Partnership in Education program and State of Alaska Wind for Schools program is also working with the Juneau school District to provide data from the turbines and educational opportunities for students to learn about wind energy. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Walter Shinn.

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