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Small Wind by Nolan Clark

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Chapter Twelve

Distributed Wind Systems

Promoting Growth of Small Wind Systems

With contributions from

Trudy Forsyth and Frank Oteri

Abstract

Distributed wind is commonly referred to as small, medium, and community when wind turbines are deployed to offset all or a portion of onsite electricity consumption. Actually, any installation that allows generated power to be consumed at or near the point of production can be classified as distributed wind. Wind turbines used by schools, nonprofit associations, and government agencies are examples of distributed wind systems even though they may use larger wind machines. Community wind is an innovative way to finance a wind energy project whereby several investors share the benefits from wind energy. ...

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