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Build Your Own Small Wind Power System

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ISBN-10: 0071761578

ISBN-13: 9780071761574

Edition: 2012

Authors: Kevin Shea, Brian Clark Howard

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Harness the wind to generate clean, safe, and reliable energy Build Your Own Small Wind Power Systemfocuses on the untapped potential for small wind power closer to home. This hands-on guide shows you how to install a grid-connected, residential-scale, wind power system. You'll get step-by-step details on the "how to" basics of getting your own systems up and running, including how to evaluate your site for wind power potential, getting permits, and financing it. You'll also find out how to help promote more wind-friendly public policies, from local permitting and zoning to working with local utilities. The book serves as a valuable toolbox to help you get things done and make a difference.…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 11/30/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
First Wind: Introduction to Small Wind Power
Second Wind: Challenges and Impacts of Small Wind Energy
Electricity, Energy, and Wind Science
Personal Assessment: Is Wind Power Right for You
Site Assessment: Will Wind Power Work at Your Location
How to Finance Small Wind Power
Navigating Permits and Zoning
Wind Turbines Demystified
How to Choose the Right Wind Turbine for the Job
Balance of System: Batteries, Inverters, Controllers, and More
Installation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
Future Developments in Wind Power
Glossary
Notes
Index