Appanoose Elementary School, West Franklin USD 287, Franklin County


Green Schools Grant Commitment:

Site Selection Criteria from NREL

1) Good wind: class 3 or higher

WindNavigator gives average wind of 6.6 m/s at 60m: class 3.

2) Acceptable site: adequate property size (200-ft dia clear area), metered building within 1000ft, space for elec. boxes

3) Community awareness and "pull": desire! A lively local champion (ideally more than one), agreeable local utility and school board.

4) Administrative support at school

5) Science teacher(s) prepared to incorporate Wind for Schools curriculum


Footing to be done on April 6th 2010. The turbine will be installed on April 19th/20th 2010