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School Wind Project at The Orme School

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The Orme School

1000 Orme School Road

Mayer, AZ 86333

United States


Size: 2.4 kW

Technology: Skystream 3.7 on a 45-foot tower

Type: K-12

Wind for Schools Type: Wind for Schools Project

Status: Operating

Commission Date: November 11, 2011

More Information

Big Bug News. (December 7, 2011). "Wind turbine part of Orme's sustainability goals."


The Arizona Wind for Schools team announced the installation of a Skystream turbine at The Orme School. On the installation day, Wind for Schools state facilitator Karin Wadsack and Northern Arizona University student employee Marilla Lamb taught science classes at the school. They worked with the middle school students to assemble and test KidWind Project wind turbine kits and taught the high school science classes about wind/wildlife interactions, utility-scale wind turbine environmental monitoring, and the cost-benefit economics of distributed wind installations like the one at the school.

Project Content Last Updated: April 25, 2012