More than 100 students participate in GE's Kid Wind Challenge

April 08, 2017 06:23 PM

SCHENECTADY -- More than 100 students from twenty schools across the Capital Region took part in GE's Kid Wind Challenge on Saturday.

Over the past several weeks, the students worked in teams to design and build wind turbines from scratch. On Saturday, they put them to the test.

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“The kids really learn the scientific method of discovering. Trial and error,” said Renewable Energy Services CEO Anne McEntee. “It's so important today as we try to innovate for future technologies. We've been running this program for about three years, and I am extremely impressed by the increased innovation that we're seeing this year.”

Saturday’s winners will go on to the regional competition.


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