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If you haven't reviewed the START HERE, now is a good time. We want you to make the right decisions before you spend any money. It's easier to get it right the first time.
Welcome to how to select a turbine.
Let's think about your plan.
By now you have decided if you want an off grid or grid tie system.
You need to figure out how many watts you need or want to supplement your electric bill. Remember, the wind blows at night too! This is a great adder to any Solar system. BUT! You must select the right Turbine for your needs. Have you chosen your wind zone yet? Chart is on the bottom of this page.
There are 2 types of winds. Dirty winds and clean winds. You will find the cleaner winds higher up.
It's real hard to tell you which turbine is the right one for you. We're not there. You need to do it right. Changing the system, once installed, can be a real problem. The safest bet is to start with a low to medium wind turbine like our Casper. If you live on top of a mountain. then a high wind system will work. Remember, any alternator needs RPM to produce power.
Wire sizes are very important.
Let's break this down for you
Wind Speeds 6 to 15 MPH