This recently installed Endurance S343 5 kW wind turbine will generate electricity for this new home’s ground source heat pump as well as all the typical domestic electric use. The home and turbine are located in West Tisbury MA on Martha’s Vineyard. The turbine runs quiet and smooth sited well above the tree [...]
Wind is energizing the future of Allen Farm
These two Endurance E3120s are providing clean energy for a potato farm in Yorkshire, England. Gary was there to assist with the install and commissioning with Earthmill LTD. The UK has a great incentive program through feed in tarriffs and they are installing turbines at a fantastic pace. We really need to push for incentives [...]
The Endurance wind turbine at Morning Glory Farm produces an average of 9,000 kW hours of clean energy each month, reducing the farms energy costs and providing clean sustainable energy for the family run farm stand.
The first Endurance installation in England. This 50 kW turbine provides energy to a dairy farm in the Devon countryside.
An Endurance S 343 cranking out clean energy on a nasty fall day. Click the photo to play the video!
An 80- to 120-foot tower is usually supplied along with the wind turbine. Towers this tall are necessary to raise the wind turbine above turbulence generated by obstacles on the ground and trees. Wind velocity and, therefore wind turbine performance, increases with altitude. Several different types of towers are available and each type has its own advantages.
A residential wind turbine can be a relatively large device and is not suitable for urban or small-lot suburban homes. Except for very small wind turbines on very small towers, a property size of one acre or more is desirable. As a general rule of thumb, if economics are a concern, a turbine owner should have at least a 10 mph average annual wind speed and be paying at least 10 cents/kWh for electricity.
Great Rock Windpower offers site assessment which includes a system recommendation and an estimate. We also provided guidance for permitting as well as sales, installation and service. Call us to arrange you site assessment. 508-693-7414