10kW Wind Turbine
The 10kW wind turbine provides electrical power to the dairy complex at Morrisville State College.The wind turbine is used by students in the dairy, renewable energy technology, and renewable resources technology programs.
Students enrolled in the Dairy Management, B.Tech. and Animal Science: Dairy, A.A.S. programs at Morrisville State College benefit from the college's state-of-the-art dairy complex which houses more than 200 milking cows and has a free-stall dairy barn, electronically enhanced milking parlor and student-managed computer system, calf barns, and renewable energy facilities such as an anaerobic methane digester and 10kW wind turbine.
The 200-head heifer facility and calf greenhouses provide a tremendous learning environment for dairy students. Morrisville State College also owns more than 500 acres of cropland to support their dairy programs.