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University of Minnesota Duluth Wind Turbine and Sustainable Agriculture Building

Purpose

Provide a building to both meet requirements of the novel 5kw wind turbine on the UMD campus, and double as a storage space for UMD Sustainable Agriculture Program.

Partners

Activities

Build a ten foot by ten foot insulated building.

Outcomes

The project will determine and demonstrate the benefits of the zero gearing system. We will calculate turbine efficiency and carbon footprint, conduct an energy lifecycle analysis and document noise production.

Funding

$9,000

Leveraged resources

$4,500

Last updated 12-18-2014
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