Clark, R. Nolan 2014-12-16

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This interview features R. Nolan Clark, wind energy pioneer and laboratory director of the Bushland USDA Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, who discusses the past, present, and possible future of wind research and the wind power industry.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Nolan R. Clark

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Date: December 16, 2014

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 02:19:35


Discusses first project, vertical wind turbine 1978, Ogallala Commons and rural wind turbines, American Wind Energy Association conferences, Testing certifications, The Small Wind, Certification Council, Wind-diesel activities at Bushland, The future of wind energy, Discussion of blade and wind-diesel testing, Clark's future plans: wind certification and water issues, Clark's involvement with English as a second language classes

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Transcript: Transcript available on Dspace

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