Residential Wind Energy— Getting Started
Are you interested in installing a small wind turbine at your home?
A residential wind system can be an excellent renewable energy choice if sited properly. Start your investigation by consulting one or more of the following guides:
Small Wind Electric Systems — A Massachusetts Consumer’s Guide, can be downloaded here.
For information and myth-busting about all the “new” wind turbine designs as well as the truth about roof-mounted turbines, click here.
Windustry is a ground-breaking national non-profit devoted to promoting home and farms scale as well as community scale wind. Excellent information can be found here.
Wind pioneer and author Paul Gipe of Wind-Works has an excellent guide for homeowners and communities considering wind energy: Wind Energy Basics Revised: A Guide to Home- and Community-scale Wind Energy Systems. For that (and lots more) click here.