Megger donates to Iowa Lakes Wind Turbine Energy Program

Iowa Lakes Community College has been awarded a gift in kind collectively totaling $10,000 dollars from Megger.

Estherville, Iowa, February 16, 2010—Iowa Lakes Community College has been awarded a gift in kind collectively totaling $10,000 dollars from Megger. Megger, a manufacturer of high quality instruments used for testing and maintaining transformers, batteries and underground cables, has donated to Iowa Lakes Wind Turbine Energy Program equipment that will give students very marketable hands-on experience during training.

Megger’s commitment to promoting the education of engineers and to advancing the adoption of renewable energy sources has allowed the company to provide Iowa Lakes Community College with the following instruments: DCM340 clampmeters used for measuring currents in cables without disconnecting them, MIT400 Series insulation resistance and continuity testers, a DLRO10HD dual-power 10 A low resistance ohmmeter, a wind turbine lightning protection test lead set and a DET4TCR2 four-terminal earth/ground resistance.

Megger has also supplied a quantity of “Stitch In Time” books, a complete guide to electrical insulation testing, “Getting Down To Earth” booklet, a practical guide to earth resistance testing. The manuals will be used in various classrooms and offer practical methods of testing.

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