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Title: Small Wind Electric Systems: A Utah Consumer's Guide

Small Wind Electric Systems: A Utah Consumer's Guide Small Wind Electric Systems: A Utah Consumer's Guide provides consumers with information to help them determine whether 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 a home more energy efficient, how to choose the correct turbine size, the parts of a wind electric system, how to determine whether enough wind resource exists, how to choose the best site for a turbine, how to connect a system to the utility grid, and whether it's possible to become independent of the utility grid using wind energy. In addition, the cover of the guide contains a list of contacts for more information.
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OSTI Identifier:OSTI ID: 15016008
Report Number(s):DOE/GO-102005-2100
TRN: US200516%%531
DOE Contract Number:AC36-99-GO10337
Resource Type:Technical Report
Research Org:National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:USDOE
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 17 WIND ENERGY; BUSINESS; ECONOMICS; TURBINES; WIND POWER WIND ENERGY; WIND TURBINE; SMALL WIND; UTAH; CONSUMER'S GUIDE; INCENTIVES; WIND MAP; Wind Energy