enough that many of us have our own windmills. Usually though the wind is seasonal. We should have had a couple of good solid windstorms up at my house by now. SantaAnna winds come from the desert and flow toward the ocean. But where I live it goes either direction. I tell people I live where the earth breathes.
Yep a Windmill is next on the list after solar panels.
this kind has no preference for wind direction.
Wow, that looks really nice, what does it cost to get it set up?
OH they run the gambit of prices. I was checking a different brand out that was only about six feet tall about ten or fifteen years ago.
http://www.windspireenergy.com/ is only one of many.
I used to be on a design team that put up wind farms. I do know that the reaction loading on the foundation requires a very well engineered foundation. Deep and lots of rebar.
Past poultry: Buff Brhama, EE, Barred rock, Wellsummer,
Bantam mixes, Araucana, Turkeys, & Guinea Fowl.
Future poultry: Guinea Fowl, Sumatra, Wellsummer, Muscovy
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