Description - Wind Power for Dummies by Ian Woofenden
The consumer guide to small-scale wind electricity
Maybe you're not T. Boone Pickens, but you can build your own
home-sized wind-power empire right in your back yard. Wind Power
For Dummies supplies all the guidance you need to install and
maintain a sustainable, cost-effective wind generator to power your
home for decades to come.
This authoritative, plain-English guide walks you through every
step of the process, from assessing your site and available wind
sources to deciding whether wind power is the solution for you,
from understanding the mechanics of wind power and locating a
contractor to install your system to producing your own affordable
and sustainable electricity.
Guides you step by step through process of selecting,
installing, and operating a small-scale wind generator to power
Demystifies system configurations, terminology, and wind energy
principles to help you speak the language of the pros
Helps assess and reduce your energy needs and decide whether
wind power is right for you
Explains the mechanics of home-based wind power
Shows you how to tie into the grid and sell energy back to the
Offers advice on evaluating all of the costs of and financing
for your project
Provides tips on working with contractors and complying with
local zoning laws
Yes, you can do it, with a little help from Wind
Power For Dummies.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(242mm x 190mm x 22mm)
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Author Biography - Ian Woofenden
Ian Woofenden is a Senior Editor with Home Power magazine, the Northwest & Costa Rica Coordinator with Solar Energy International, and a wind-energy author, consultant, and instructor. He has been living off-grid with his family and several wind generators for almost 30 years.
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