Agenda

Small Wind Energy System Components
Thursday, August 24, 2017, 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
Friday, August 25, 2017, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT

   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 date of 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.


GoToWebinar system requirements:

Operating System:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.12 (Sierra)

Web Browser:
Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge v12+, Safari v6+

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

Credits

Architects: 
     4.0 HSW Contact 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 sponsor for 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 contact hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, 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. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. 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 credit approval.

Speakers

Clay Sterling

Clay Sterling Midwest Renewable Energy Association
Mr. Sterling has been instructing both solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind courses at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) for over ten years and is an Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) certified instructor in both PV and small wind energy. He has a construction background gained from working in his family’s plumbing shop and working 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 IREC.

There are 2 Courses in This Seminar

Small Wind Energy System Components

Small Wind Energy System Components

August 24, 2017 Webinar Clay Sterling
Small Wind Energy Siting and Sizing

Small Wind Energy Siting and Sizing

August 25, 2017 Webinar Clay Sterling