2020 Windmill Technology Certification Workshop

May 27 - 30, 2020

Sponsored by Aermotor Windmill Company, San Angelo, TX

Join us for a comprehensive training workshop in traditional windmill water lifting applications. Conducted by several of the industry's leading experts, with classroom, shop laboratory, and field demonstration instructional settings.

Topics covered include:

  • Windmill vs Solar PV water yields and costs
  • Planning & Sizing Windmill Water Systems
  • Water Well Construction and Pollution Protection
  • Complete Assembly & Construction of Windmills & Towers
  • Maintenance & Repair of Windmills
  • Hands-on Field Installation of Windmill & Down-Hole Components


  • Carlos Rosencrans, Assc. Professor, NMSU / ACES
  • Craig Runyan, NMSU Emeritus, Solander, LLC
  • Felix Mota, Aermotor Windmill Company
  • Brad Mitchell, Aermotor Windmill Company
  • Lee Koll, Koll Well Service
  • Bob Hayter, Hayter Ranch
  • William D. Wear, Solar Pump Installer, Broken Dipper Cattle Co.
  • Tammy Stoner, Vertical Safety Solutions, LLC
  • Robert Peterson, Gift Planning Director, NMSU

For more information contact: Dr. Carlos Rosencrans at 575-649-7946 or crosencr@nmsu.edu

Image of crane lifting blades to windmill tower.
Photo Credit: Jay Riekenberg
Image of people erecting a windmill
Photo Credit: Jay Riekenberg

Registration Information

Registration opens: March 1, 2020

Registration fee: $300

Make checks payable to: New Mexico State University

Mail checks to: NMSU, AXED Dept., PO Box 30003, MSC 3501, Las Cruces, NM 88003

Visa, Mastercard, and Discover are gladly accepted.

Call Pam Robeson at 575-646-5960 to pay with credit card.

  • Map (PDF)
    Map to location of workshop at 725 College Dr. Las Cruces, NM 88003