Power From the Wind

Power From the Wind

Book - 2009
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Faced with frequent power outages, skyrocketing energy costs, and constant reminders of the impacts of conventional energy sources, homeowners and businesses are beginning to explore ways to use energy more efficiently and to generate their own electricity to reduce fuel bills and their carbon footprint and to achieve greater independence.

Power From the Wind is an easily understandable guide for individuals and businesses interested in installing small wind energy system. Written for the layperson, this practical guide provides an accurate and unbiased view of all aspects of small wind energy systems, including:

Wind and wind energy systems Ways to assess wind resources at your site Wind turbines and towers Inverters and batteries Installation and maintenance of systems The costs and benefits of installing a wind system

This book is designed to help readers make the smartest, most economical choices. Readers will gain the knowledge they need to make wise decisions during the design, purchase and installation of small wind energy systems and to communicate effectively with wind system installers.

Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Pub., 2009.
ISBN: 9780865716209
Branch Call Number: 621.45 CHI
Characteristics: xiii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Woofenden, Ian
Sagrillo, Mick
Alternative Title: Achieving energy independence


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