The Earth House began to receive power from the sun on December 18, 2006, at 2:00 p.m. upon completion of the installation of the sixteen photovoltaic panels on the south roof.
The 10 kilowatt wind generator arrived from Bergey manufactuers in Oklahoma and installation of the tower was completed on July 9, 2007. The Lincoln Journal Star article link appears below. The inverters are located in the entry room so that everyone who enters the building can read the meters easily. Earth House Energy Monitoring
Come and see for yourself . . .
Lincoln Journal-Star news article July 16, 2007
PRAIRIE HILL Learning Center
17705 South 12 Street
Roca, NE 68430
“Just 7 miles south of Lincoln, NE”