Ankeny Wind Turbine Webcam

The DMACC Wind Turbine became operational January 5, 2011, as a teaching tool for DMACC's Wind Turbine Technician Program.

  • Blade rotation will begin with average wind speeds of approximately 12 MPH.
  • Blade rotation will stop when average wind speeds fall below 9 MPH.
  • The maximum rotation speed of the hub and blade assembly is 50 RPM.
  • The maximum rotational speed of the generator shaft is 1200 RPM.
  • The maximum electrical generation is approximately 100KW.

If you have comments or questions about the turbine, email Scott Ocken.