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Wind Anemometer Loan Program
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The Anemometer Loan Program is aimed at communities with the potential for utility grade wind energy projects. This program supplies meteorological “met” towers, data logging equipment, and technical support to utilities and communities interested in wind power production. Wind resource potential is quantified by collecting wind speed and direction data, as well as temperature for air density calculations.  After a minimum of 0ne year of data is collected the program’s towers are then relocated to other communities.  Such onsite met data allows for more precise modeling and feasibility studies and is often required by potential project funding sources. Funding for this program is from the Denali Commission and USDOE.

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Photo: Met Tower Kits

Typical Met Tower Setup-pdf

Met Tower Overview

Power Predictor Evaluation

We encourage interested communities to contact us to learn more about this program. Application documents are attached below.

 

Program Information

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Contact

Rich Stromberg,
Wind Program Manager

Tel. (907) 771-3053
Fax (907) 771-3044
E-mail: rstromberg@aidea.org

Josh Craft,
Asst. Wind Program Manager

Tel. (907) 771-3043
Fax (907) 771-3044
E-mail: jcraft@aidea.org

 

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907-771-3000 (Phone) 907-771-3044 (Fax) Toll Free (Alaska Only) 888-300-8534


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