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Title: Small Wind Electric Systems: An Oregon Consumer's Guide

Small Wind Electric Systems: An Oregon Consumer's Guide Small Wind Electric Systems An Oregon Consumer's Guide provides consumers with enough information to help them determine if a small wind electric system can provide all or a portion of the energy they need for their home or business based on their wind resource, energy needs, and their economics. Topics discussed in the guide include: how to make your home more energy efficient, how to choose the right size turbine, the parts of a wind electric system, determining if there is enough wind resource on your site, choosing the best site for your turbine, connecting your system to the utility grid, and if it's possible to become independent of the utility grid using wind energy. In addition, the Oregon guide provides state specific information that includes and state wind resource map, state incentives, and state contacts for more information.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:OSTI ID: 15000469
Report Number(s):DOE/GO-102002-1576
DOE Contract Number:AC36-99-GO10337
Resource Type:Miscellaneous
Resource Relation:Related Information: This document has been updated. The current link sends you to the updated version.
Research Org:National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:USDOE
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 17 WIND ENERGY WIND ENERGY; WIND TURBINE; SMALL WIND TURBINE; Wind Energy