- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
Small wind energy workshop at Freedom Field Sept. 10
Is a small wind turbine the answer to reducing your electric bill? How do you know what size wind turbine is right for your house or business?
Methods to answer these questions and others will be presented at the Small Wind Options Workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 10, at Freedom Field, 3333 Kishwaukee St., Rockford.
“There is not a single answer to these questions, but through simple engineering and economic analysis, we can provide individual perspectives,” said Jay Solomon, U of I Extension Energy and Environmental Stewardship Educator.
Whether you want to learn about the opportunities wind may present or are evaluating different systems, this workshop will have something for you.
Two different wind turbine systems are on-site at Freedom Field and will be available for viewing. Pre-registration is required by calling U of I Extension at (815) 986-4357 or online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/jsw. Cost is $5 to attend.
From the Sept. 5-11, 2012, issue