Crude oil is a non-renewable, expensive resource as a source of electricity and global supply is declining.
Savvy owners are looking for alternative sources of energy. Wind power seems to be the answer because it is free, abundant and a source of renewable energy.
Domestic wind energy is a cleaner source of energy, particularly in relation to nuclear power generation or oil and coal extraction. When you create your own wind energy, instead of relying on the electricity grid, your cost savings can be substantial. Excess energy generated can be stored for future use or sold to the grid.
Your home will be uninterruptedly powered by a wind turbine if there is a constant and uninterrupted source of wind. The collected energy can be stored for later use.
Mini-generators and commercially produced turbines were very expensive originally. As more and more companies manufactured these generators and turbines, the cost decreased.
Wind energy for domestic use is reliable and efficient. Wind turbines are reliable, require little maintenance and have a low operating cost. In most cases, hydroelectric wind energy is used as additional energy. In general, households operate with a combination of wind, solar power or electricity purchased on the grid.
The first experiences of wind power have provided valuable lessons.
1. Turbines can not be used in congested areas of the city. High altitudes interfere with the flow of wind, which is essential for good electricity produced from wind energy.
2. In urban areas, turbine noise will disturb your neighbors.
3. It is better to combine wind energy production with solar energy or electricity purchased from the grid.
4. Wind turbines should be installed in the most remote and remote rural areas. This type of area is where you will find the best wind flow without obstacles.
5. Hydropower for domestic use in urban areas is not a good idea. The tall building wreaks havoc on the direction and strength of the wind. Wind turbines are better suited to rural areas where there is more open space.
6. You need an average wind speed of 11 miles per hour in a non-intermittent area.
As long as there is enough wind in your area, hydroelectric wind power that produces more backup power will significantly reduce your electricity bill.
It is recommended that a wind farm also has solar panels or uses the extra power of the grid for a more efficient combination.