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Buying a Small Wind Electric System

Are you thinking about purchasing a small wind power system? Small wind energy systems are the fastest growing form of distributed power generation systems. Many people considering to power their homes or businesses are not familiar with a wind power system don’t even know the right questions to ask to make an educated decision. The California Energy Commission (CEC) has a free consumer’s guide called Buying A Small Wind Electric System which focuses on grid tie wind electric systems to ease the decision making process for many consumers shopping for wind turbines. I think the most important part of the guide is the zoning, tower height and permitting issues which is covered in the guide, many consumers get stuck in the permitting process I have encountered while helping people install their wind power systems. Another important tip the guide mentions is you have to talk to any neighbor 500 feet away from your property who maybe able to see your wind turbine to mitigate the risk of issues with neighbors after the wind power system has been...

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Wind Resource Maps & Tools

I noticed many people are using the search function on our homepage searching for “wind maps” Since we’re offering you wind generators, I suppose we can also provide you with a resource maps so you can make an educated decision. The U.S. Department of Energy has released wind maps that are very useful when determining if wind power would be a good investment for your geographical location. Below is a Link to the wind resource map:US Department of Energy US Wind Resource Map If your more of a technical person or what real conditions data, we have listed a new product to help you estimate the wind speed in your area to see if wind power makes sense. The Kestrel 1000 Pocket Wind Speed Meter is a perfect companion if your looking for an affordable method to analyze the wind speed in your area or proposed project...

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