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Build Your Own Small Wind Power System by Brian Clark Howard, Kevin Shea

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CHAPTER 1First Wind: Introduction to Small Wind Power

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.

–JIMMY DEAN

Regardless if this is your first project or your umpteenth project, you are charged up about harnessing your own wind (Figure 1-1). So let’s breeze through this first chapter.

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FIGURE 1-1 A 10 kW small wind turbine on lattice tower at Windy Acres Farm in Calverton, New York. The farm is a popular tourist stopover, and ...

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