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POWER FROM THE WIND
Item #9780865716209
$24.95
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Author: Dan Chiras with Mick Sagrillo and Ian Woofenden
Publisher: New Society Publishers, 2009
Soft Cover, 7.5"x9", 271 pages

An Easy-to-understand, comprehensive guide to small wind energy systems. Faced with frequent power outages, sky-rocketing energy costs, and constant reminders of the impacts of conventional energy sources, homeowners and businesses are beginning to explore ways to use energy more efficiently and to generate their own electricity to reduce fuel bills and their carbon footprint and to achieve greater independence.

Power From the Wind is an accessible and easy to understand guide for individuals and businesses interested in installing small wind energy systems. Written for the layperson, this practical guide provides an accurate and unbiased view of all aspects of small wind energy systems, including:

wind and wind energy systems
ways to assess wind resources at your site
wind turbines and towers
inverters and batteries
installation and maintenance of systems
the costs and benefits of installing a wind system.


This book is designed to help readers make the smartest, most economical choices.