Wind Energy

This course is for Contractors, Builders, and Engineers who want to add Wind Energy System Installation to their service offerings. Topics include the intricacies of wind site assessment, the finer points of system design; electrical interconnection, safety, installation, and troubleshooting. We will teach you how the new Federal and State incentives now make wind energy a sound investment for building owners. This course will give you the tools to transform your business into a wind energy business.

Wind Power Foundations

Online Course - ~50 Hours

This wind power training course is self paced, and most students finish in 4-6 weeks. The total time is about 40-60 hours. You can do the course work whenever you wish, day or night. An expert Wind Power Instructor is available to help you with your questions. Topics include Wind measurements and instrumentation, Power and Energy calculations, characteristics of the wind resource, Utility Interconnection (grid-tied systems), Applications of Small & Medium Wind Turbines, Installation & Maintenance of Towers, Economics of Wind Energy, Planning & Permitting, and Safety.

$995.00

                         
Wind Training GPTC Wind Energy Boot Camp delves into both the theory and practical application of wind energy, necessary for anyone selling, citing, installing, maintaining or supporting wind turbines. Topics include the intricacies of wind site assessment and the finer points of system design: electrical interconnection, safety, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. We'll also teach you how new Federal and State incentives make wind energy a sound investment for millions of building owners. In these ways, this course gives you the tools to transform your business into a wind energy business. GPTC's 5-Day Wind Energy Boot Camp prepares individuals to work on wind systems (up to 100kW) in both the design phase and installation phase. You will learn the art and science of site evaluation and assessment helping to sell your customers wind POWER, not expensive lawn ornaments! The course will upgrade your company with unique business topics, give marketable skills to builders, general contractors, and engineers, and give you access to valuable federal & state incentives for wind energy. Available Courses Wind Energy Boot Camp 5 Days Learn wind site assessment and system design, financial incentives, safety, and installation.