Power From the Wind

Power From the Wind

Achieving Energy Independence : A Practical Guide to Small-scale Energy Production

Book - 2017 | Revised 2nd edition.
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"Power from the Wind is the completely revised and updated edition of the go-to guide for individuals and businesses interested in installing small wind energy systems. Written with the homeowner layperson in mind, this practical guide provides an accurate and unbiased view of all aspects of small wind energy systems from site assessment through installation."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. :, New Society Publishers,, 2017.
Edition: Revised 2nd edition.
ISBN: 9780865718319
0865718318
Characteristics: 319 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to small-scale wind energy
Understanding wind and wind energy
Wind energy systems
Wind site assessment
A primer on wind generators
Towers and tower installation
Understanding inverters
Batteries, charge controllers, and backup generators
Maintaining a wind-electric system
Final considerations : zoning, permits, covenants, utility companies, insurance, and buying a system.
Summary: "Power from the Wind is the completely revised and updated edition of the go-to guide for individuals and businesses interested in installing small wind energy systems. Written with the homeowner layperson in mind, this practical guide provides an accurate and unbiased view of all aspects of small wind energy systems from site assessment through installation."-- Provided by publisher.

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