small wind electric systems

small wind electric system components

Small wind electric systems are one of the most cost-effective, home-based renewable energy systems. These systems are also nonpolluting.


If a small wind electric system is right for you, it can do the following:


  • Lower your electricity bills by 50–90%
  • Help you avoid the high costs of having utility power lines extended to a remote location
  • Help uninterruptible power supplies ride through extended utility outages.

    Small wind electric systems can also be used for a variety of other applications, including water pumping on farms and ranches.


    Click on the following links for further information:


    How a Small Wind Electric System Works
    Learn the basics of how a small wind system produces electricity.

    Evaluating a Potential Small Wind Turbine Site
    Start here to determine whether a small wind energy system would be feasible, practical, and economical for you.

    Small Wind Electric System Components
    Learn more about system components – turbines, towers, and balance-of-system parts.

    Installing and Maintaining a Small Electric Wind System
    Find out what you need to consider before you install a system, including basic maintenance tips.