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Saturday, October 30, 2010
3 Obvious Reasons to Consider Wind Generators For Home Use
If you are looking for a way to save on your monthly electric bill and help save the environment at the same time, then you should consider the option of getting wind generators for home use.
We have all heard about the extreme negative effects of using fossil fuels like coal and gas can have on air pollution (ie. the depletion of the ozone layer). But the fact that for those in a high wind area, wind power can significantly reduce (and in many cases totally eliminate) an individuals electric bill.
Saturday, October 9, 2010
Wind Generators For Home Use - What Homeowners Need to Know About Residential Wind Power
When most people think about the idea of using wind generators for home use, the image that first comes to mind are those rows and rows of giant wind turbines. And for most people, it's this image that causes them to shy away from the possibility of using wind energy themselves.
Fortunately, residential wind power has come a long way in recent years. These advancements in technology have resulted in wind turbines being much smaller in size, as well as multiplying the efficiency of collecting and storing wind power. It's these improvements that have made wind power accessible and feasible to most home owners.
Sunday, August 1, 2010
Building a Wind Generator - Some Tips to Build a Wind Power Generator
Wind generator can be used to capture wind energy, which can be transformed into electricity. There are some basic steps that need to be followed to construct a wind generator. This is an alternative and best way to generate electricity.
Some of the simple steps that need to be followed to build a wind generator includes:
- If the wind generator has to function properly it has to be positioned in such a way, so that it is able to receive maximum winds. So it has to be positioned some 20 feet higher.
- You must also make sure that the place chosen does not include trees that are capable of blocking the direct sunlight.
- Batteries can be used to store the excess electricity produced. Mostly rechargeable batteries are preferred.