Wind Power Basics

Wind Power Basics

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by Dan Chiras
     
 

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Wind energy is the fastest growing source of energy in the world, and by the year 2020 it is projected to supply at least 12 percent of global electrical demand.

Wind Power Basics provides a clear understanding of wind and wind energy systems, including turbines, towers, inverters and batteries, site assessment, installation, and maintenance

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Wind energy is the fastest growing source of energy in the world, and by the year 2020 it is projected to supply at least 12 percent of global electrical demand.

Wind Power Basics provides a clear understanding of wind and wind energy systems, including turbines, towers, inverters and batteries, site assessment, installation, and maintenance requirements.

Whether you’re considering your own small-scale wind energy system or just want a straightforward, detailed introduction to the benefits and challenges of this rapidly emerging technology, Wind Power Basics is the guide you need.

Dan Chiras is a respected educator and an internationally acclaimed author who has published more than twenty-five books on residential renewable energy and green building, including Power From the Wind.

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For those intrigued by wind power,Wind Power Basics is a top pick.- the Midwest Book Review

Wind Power Basics crams all the pertinent information about siting and assessments, turbines, towers, hybrid systems, wind resources, energy storage, maintenance, and zoning into a convenient package that makes the information accessible to those on a budget, or to anyone just curious about all the fuss over wind energy in general.- Back Home Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865716179
Publisher:
New Society Publishers
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Series:
A Green Energy Guide Series
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
384,178
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Dan Chiras is an internationally acclaimed author who has published over 24 books, including The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy. He is a certified wind site assessor and has installed several residential wind systems. Dan lives in a passive solar home in Evergreen, Colorado.

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