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The Top 3 Residential Vertical Wind Turbines for 2013

Way back in 2009 we compiled a list of the top 3 residential vertical wind turbines which still to this day is one of the most popular posts on residential wind power. Four long years have passed since the initial post and we thought it only right that we update the information with the latest […]

Time is right to explore alternative home power and residential wind power

  Making your own energy is finally a realistic goal for the average American homeowner. You can use sun, wind, the warmth of the ground or even water. Nationally, alternative home energy still faces frequent opposition and skepticism. For example, major power utilities in Arizona and elsewhere, worried about revenue loss, are urging governments to […]

More Americans putting wind turbines near homes, farms and businesses

Americans are increasingly installing wind turbines near homes, farms and businesses to generate their own energy, a Department of Energy lab is reporting. The department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has issued the first comprehensive analysis on a growing field called distributed wind, which involves generating wind energy close to where it will be used instead […]

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