We usually deal with wind systems that range from 1kw to 10kw. This is the typical range for residential applications and a good option for both grid-tied systems and off-grid.
Wind turbines are a good fit in Vermont’s energy portfolio as they tend to produce power when solar panels are less apt to, such as gusty winter days with low solar irradiance. It’s typical for off-grid systems to have both solar and wind feeding into a battery bank (often with a generator for backup).
The effectiveness of a turbine is completely subject the lay of the land. If you’re thinking a turbine ought to be in your future, a site visit is highly recommended. So get in touch with us ASAP. There’s a lot of people out there looking to put stimulus dollars to work for them, and there’s no reason you shouldn’t get started today.