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Wind power

Author: Paul Gipe
Publisher: London : James & James, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The technology of wind energy has truly come of age, with better, more reliable machinery and a greater understanding of how and where wind power makes sense - from the independent developer to the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Gipe
ISBN: 1902916549 9781902916545
OCLC Number: 57493162
Notes: "Wind power is a completely revised and expanded edition of Paul Gipe's ... 1993 book, Wind power for home and business"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xii, 496 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Applications --
how to use the wind --
3. Measuring the wind --
4. Estimating output --
how much to expect --
5. Economics --
does wind pay? --
6. Evaluating the technology --
what work and what doesn't --
7. Towers --
8. Cutting costs, not corners --
9. Buying a wind system --
10. Interconnection with the utility --
11. Off-the-grid power systems --
12. Pumping water --
13. Siting --
14. Installation --
15. Operation, performance, and maintenance --
16. Safety --
17. Looking to the future.
Responsibility: Paul Gipe.

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