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Class 4 Winds to Host Seminar on Small and Mid-Sized Wind Turbines

Press Release From Class 4 Winds:

AMARILLO - In an effort to educate the public on the growing industry of small and mid-sized wind energy systems, Class 4 Winds, Inc. is sponsoring the upcoming seminar: Small Wind - Big Potential. This seminar will focus on the many aspects of small wind, and different ways for homeowners, business owners and public entities to take advantage of these systems.

Small Wind - Big Potential, will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, September 3 at the Ambassador Hotel in Amarillo, Texas. Representatives from the following organizations will deliver presentations:

The Alternative Energy Institute, WTAMU: Ken Starcher, Associate Director of AEI, will present a general overview of small wind systems and their various applications.

Wind Works Energy Solutions: Cesar Ramos, President of the local small turbine dealership, will discuss the proper use of wind-generated electricity for your home, office, farm and ranch.

Northern Power Systems - A representative from one of the nation's leading 100-kilowatt turbine manufacturer will discuss community wind, 100 kilowatts at a time.

Xcel Energy- Richard Hermosillo will explain how best to work with your local utility in order to interconnect your small wind system.

Shallowater ISD - Superintendent Phil Warren will explain the benefits that his school district has seen by incorporating small wind, and discuss things to think about during the planning process.

After the presentations, there will be a speaker panel with a Q&A session.

The September seminar will be the third in an ongoing series of seminars to be offered by Class 4 Winds. The cost to attend is $35 for Class 4 Winds members and $55 for non-members. To register for the event log on to or call Executive Director AJ Swope at (806) 223-5948.
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