Bonaire, a small Caribbean Island with fewer than 15,000 inhabitants has opted to go for wind energy, instead of diesel generation. Shipping costs for fuel, according to an article on CleanTechnica, contributed to the islands move to build 11 wind turbines that can generate up to 90 percent of the island’s power at times.
Roth: A lesson outside the Drummond classroom By Jim Roth Guest Columnist Posted: 06:52 PM Friday, July 5, 2013 Read more: http://journalrecord.com/2013/07/05/roth-a-lesson-outside-the-drummond-classroom-opinion/#ixzz2Ye67RhVG Many knowledgeable people in the utility industry are predicting a future of decentralized or distributive power generation, where the power source is smaller and closer to the need, rather than giant power plants wheeling electrons across a state’s transmission lines. This trend is beginning to reveal itself in the unlikeliest of places, a rural school district with a progressive future, […]
WECC made the news in Drummond, Oklahoma recently as well. Drummond Schools wind turbines finish the first month of electricity production By Jessica Salmond, Staff WriterEnid News and Eagle ENID, Okla. — After the first month of energy production, Drummond Public Schools joins a small population of state schools turning to wind power. The five Drummond wind turbines completed the first month of production in June, as the grant for the project closed out Friday. A provision of the grant […]
Click on the following link to see the Northern 100 installed at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Guthrie, Oklahoma. Guthrie Turbine Live View The following link provides some background from the City of Guthrie on their wind turbine installation. City of Guthrie – Wind Turbine