ILLINOIS: Four Week Wind Basics Class in Chicago area

The Alliance for Lifelong Learning and Oakton Community College, Skokie, Illinois are sponsoring an introductory wind power class this fall. This challenging course will give a basic understanding of wind power generation. Topics include how a wind turbine works; knowledge of wind resources; how to estimate the production at a given site; making economic calculations; understanding the issues on siting and installing a wind power system.

Register online at or in person at either Oakton campus, Des Plaines or Skokie. The class is $75.00 plus a $7 processing fee. All registrations must be in advance; there will be no day-of-class registration.

The course Wind Power Basics CRN 60897 will be held at the Oakton Community College’s Harstein Campus located at 7701 N. Lincoln in Skokie, Illinois starting Thursday October 8, 2009 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Source: Matt Overeem


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