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Author Gipe, Paul.

Title Wind energy basics : a guide to small and micro wind systems / Paul Gipe
Published White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., [1999]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  621.312136 Gip/Web  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 122 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Real Goods solar living book
Real Goods solar living book.
Contents 1. Fundamentals -- 2. Estimating Performance -- 3. Wind Turbine Technology -- 4. Off-the-Grid Applications -- 5. Interconnected or Utility Intertie -- 6. Siting and Safety -- 7. Buying Small Turbines -- 8. Installing Small Turbines -- 9. Conclusion -- App. 1. Characteristics of Selected Small Turbines -- App. 2. Resources
Summary Paul Gipe, one of the world's leading experts on wind power has now created an introductory guide to wind energy systems. This book gives an overview of the burgeoning use of wind energy around the globe, describing and analyzing the most affordable small wind generators, including the new generation of highly practical micro turbines. Wind Energy Basics includes detailed information on planning, purchasing, siting, and installing a wind system, and on integrating wind power with solar photovoltaics for more cost-effective and reliable off-the-grid applications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Wind power.
LC no. 98054585
ISBN 1890132071 alkaline paper