WIND- Small Wind Systems
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON SMALL WIND SYSTEMS
2 of 7 questions- energy.gov
– Is wind power practical for me?
– What about legal, environmental, and economic issues?
OTHER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON SMALL WIND SYSTEMS
3 of 11 questions- awea.org
-How much land and wind are required? Will my town let me install a turbine?
– How much do they cost?
– What size turbine is needed to power an entire home?
GARTH WARD – BIG VS. SMALL WIND
Owner & Operator of Michigan Wind Power LLC
…Small wind is generally meant to offset the power that the property or the business uses. It’s not meant to really make power and generate back to the grid…Read the transcript or listen to the interview with Garth Ward.
WHAT ARE THE BASIC PARTS OF A SMALL WIND ELECTRIC SYSTEM?
TONY ANDERSON – HOME WIND
General Manager, Cherryland Electric Cooperative
…We have a net metering policy here. If you want to put a home windmill onto your home, we will make that easy for you to do. And that’s a personal choice…. Read the transcript or listen to the interview with Tony Anderson.
SMALL WIND GUIDEBOOK
Click on a state below to see a wind resource map, financial incentives, and state contacts.