Mesalands wind turbine connected to electric grid

By QCS Staff Mesalands Community College’s wind turbine is now producing power that’s being added to the area’s electrical grid. The 1.5 megawatt GE turbine is totally assembled and was commissioned last week, according to a press release from the college. GE, manufacturer of the turbine, had been testing and fine tuning the turbine’s computer […]

Turbine parts arriving at Mesalands

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By QCS Staff Sections of a 1.5 Megawatt wind turbine for Mesalands Community College’s wind technology program are arriving daily at the college’s south 11th Street site. Most are often accompanied by escort vehicles with flashing lights signaling a wide load. The tower base unit is expected to be installed today or Thursday, followed by […]