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Wind Energy Technology

Thank you for your interest in the Wind Energy Technology program at Texas State Technical College Harlingen. As a student at TSTC Harlingen, you will be awarded endless opportunities to fulfill your educational goals. TSTC students enjoy a hands-on learning environment that promotes continued educational growth.

TSTC is constantly evolving and providing programs to compete with the specialized fields of the working world. TSTC Harlingen offers Certificates of Completion in Wind Energy Technology. Graduates of the program can have career opportunities that offer a sense of responsibility, personal growth, achievement and financial reward.


In the Wind Energy Technology Program, you'll learn to operate and maintain the systems that make a wind turbine function whether it's an electrical, pneumatic, communications, computer, control or hydraulic system. Your instructors will emphasize the safety aspects of working in the wind energy industry and you'll be able to practice those principles throughout the program.

You'll also learn all about SCADA (that stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition). It's the utility industry standard computerized system that controls the wind tower network. You'll also find that knowledge of all the systems you'll learn in the Wind Energy Technology Program is important not only to wind energy but also to many other types of companies in the utility industry. That means that as a graduate you will have varied career options.

Many well-known companies are involved in the wind energy field whether they are owner/operators, manufacturers or service providers and these companies are looking for employees with the skills and training you can gain in the Wind Energy Program. Your choices for a career span Texas or if you are interested in travel, the wind energy field offers opportunities throughout the world.

Career opportunities within the program vary between options and I encourage you to visit the program and find out which choice is right for you. TSTC can provide you with the knowledge to achieve your goals. For more information or to schedule a tour, I encourage you to contact the Wind Energy Technology program at 956.364.4729 or the TSTC College Information Office at 956.364.4117.

I look forward to meeting you soon.

Enrique Carrillo

Program Chair

Wind Energy Technology:
voice: 956.364.4729
toll-free: 800.852.8784
   Department Chair:
Enrique Carrillo
toll-free: 800.852.8784
Email: Wind Energy Technology
   Mailing Address:
Wind Energy Technology
TSTC Harlingen
1902 North Loop 499
Harlingen, TX 78550
   Location:
Wind Energy Technology is located in the Mechatronics & Telecommunications Building
   Office Hours:
M - F: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat., Sun.: Closed