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Challenge #423: Wind Tower Proximity—Earth Day Special

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c68b0ad7e10bc62108de889eff2c149c.jpgHi Maveryx,

 

A solution to last week’s challenge can be found here. 

 

Ellen Wiegand, a Senior Sales Engineer at Alteryx, brought us this brilliant challenge idea. We are truly grateful for your contribution, Ellen!

 

 

 

Considering the importance of renewable energy and to celebrate Earth Day, let's work on a challenge regarding sustainable energy! We have a dataset that provides detailed information about wind towers in the United States and its territories. The text input file contains the latitude and longitude coordinates for Alteryx headquarters in Irvine, California.

 

Looking only at wind towers with an Attribute Confidence of 3 and Projects with more than one wind tower, complete the following tasks. (Note: The Column Descriptors tool container in the workflow file contains the definitions of the values in the input dataset.)

  • What is the name of the project closest to the Irvine office (CA)?
  • How far away from the office is it?

 

Hint: The provided dataset is a flat file. To facilitate the data extraction, use the JSON Parse tool in the Developer tab of Designer.

 

Need a refresher? Review these lessons in Academy to gear up:

 

Sources:

 

Good luck!

 

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alacoume
9 - Comet

My solution:

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clmc9601
13 - Pulsar
13 - Pulsar

My solution. Fun spatial and parsing challenge!

 

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bgreedy
7 - Meteor

Fun times :)

 

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RolandSchubert
16 - Nebula
16 - Nebula
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AkimasaKajitani
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

My solution!!

 

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Tofel
8 - Asteroid

No wind farms in south east US ? 😮

 

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acwysor
7 - Meteor
 

As someone who recently completed their Alteryx Advanced certification, this was a great test of in applying that knowledge to a real world problem!

 

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acwysor
7 - Meteor

Great job!

logdog0411
9 - Comet
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Complete with pic of the Cabazon Dinosaur Park! 🐉

Fun fact: Marine training convoys from Camp Pendleton to 29 Palms routinely stop at Cabazon midway to rest and do repairs. So I have definitely driven past this windmill farm on many occasions... 

 

Semper Fidelis!

 

@joshuaburkhow @jaygarcia @JohnWheeler