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Answered: How efficient are wind turbines in generating ...

hello there.. You may have gotten the info you needed prior to this reply, but Ive done a bit of research on solar & wind recently.. usually there will be a voltage regulator (sometimes included w/ a power inverter) which limits the output from exceeding its maximum output. The wind systems were ...

Answered: Is Wind Energy Viable?

Wind energy converted to electricity (often at night) can store that energy by pumping water uphill into a reservoir. Then when the energy is needed (in mid afternoon), the hydro power is available. Of course it had better be a huge reservoir, otherwise it will go up and down too much to be used ...

Answered: Installing a turbine

This is a basic electromechanical problem I solve every week for clients and frankly I am a little swamped, so let me share with you about a few considerations for wind power. It is quite lucrative, if you can swing it. 1. Do you have enough wind to make it practical to employ a wind generator ...

Answered: What is the nacelle of a wind turbine

Wind turbine nacelle refers to the structure that houses all of the generating components, drive train and gearbox, I think my previous wind energy class thought me a lot of things about it LOL!!
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I have heard that not every town allows you to put ...

some cities may be behind in up dating their ordinances or it may be a conflict of interest to the industry in their city such as a coal mining city. this is a problem I have not researched but it is not good. You can call your local department of building and safety to find out if you may install ...

What is the average cost of a 1mw turbine?

It appears to cost between 1-3 dollars per watt (European costs says it is about 1300 EU per KW including installation) so a 1 MW turbine (good for about 700-1000 houses) would cost 1-3 Million dollars. GE has a 1.5 MW turbine that looks like it cost between 1 and 2 million. http://www ...

Wyoming Wind Energy Center

It is located on Evanston, Wyoming, FPL energy is the owner and Orion energy is the developer the source of their energy purchaser is PPM energy. There are some rumors that are questioning if some of its developers had undego into a Wind energy program well still no clear answer for that until now