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small wind electric system economics





To help you analyze the economics of a small wind electric system and decide whether wind energy will work for you, you can use a variety of tools. These tools may be useful in helping you generate the following estimates:
  • Costs
  • Savings
  • Cash flow
  • Output
  • Electric bills and electric bill comparisons
  • Wind characteristics
  • Simple payback in years.
Finding these estimates will help you determine whether wind energy is a good option for your site. If it takes too long to regain your capital investment – the number of years comes too close or is greater than the life of the system – wind energy will not be practical for you.


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