Know how. Know now.Sustainable Energy Options for Rural Nebraska William Kranz Assoc. Prof. Biological Systems Engineering Haskell Ag Laboratory, Concord, NE firstname.lastname@example.org Investigators John Hay, Jerry Hudgins, Loren Isom, Deepak Keshwani, David Shelton
Project ObjectivesDocument the long term performance characteristicsof small wind turbines and solar cells.
Wind Energy Production by Wind Speed Evance Iskra R9000 Rated power @ 12.9 m/s
Data Collection• Document installation process w/ video• Power produced vs. wind speed• Noise production• Maintenance costs• Vibration in turbine and tower• Power quality indicators• Net metering issues
Solar Panels from Different ManufacturersSanyo Trina Sharp Samsung
Data Collection• Document installation process w/ video• Power produced vs. incoming radiation• Maintenance costs• Power factor• Power quality indicators• Net metering issues
Project ObjectivesDevelop a web-based system to store and disseminate energygeneration information and provide learning opportunities forstate and regional audiences. Lincoln Electric System http://enlighten.enphaseenergy.com/public/systems/qJJ62511
Project ObjectivesDocument the operating efficiency, and fuel consumptionof engine powered irrigation pump
Know how. Know now. UNL’s Sustainable Energy Testing Facility Haskell Agricultural Laboratory, Concord, NEEnergy Production Testing Energy Storage Testing In-house Solar electric Cell requirement Wind Arrays s Turbines Controller/Interface/ Data Collection Irrigation PumpEthanol-Fueled Smart Engine Meter Electri c Grid This Project Future Projects
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