It's a Breeze! : A Guide to Choosing Windpower
If you are considering installing a windpower system but don't know where to begin, It's a Breeze is for you. Make the most of Hugh Piggott's twenty years of experience and avoid unecessary expense and technical headaches. Guiding you through the whole process - from assesing your power needs to installinga wind power system - the answers to all your questions are here: What is small scale wind power? Is wind power right for me? Which system do I need? Can I design the system myself? Will I be able to understand what manufacturers and consultants are talking about? Clearly illustrated throughout, It's Breeze includes a valuable market survey of wind turbines, a list of suppliers, consultants and support organisations, and a glossary of terms.
- Paperback | 36 pages
- 177.8 x 246.4 x 5.1mm | 22.68g
- 31 Dec 1995
- Centre for Alternative Technology Publications
- Wales, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Introduction Small wind turbine electrics Assesing your needs Siting small wind turbines Understanding wind turbine specifications Conclusions Appendix 1: Glossary Appendix 2: Market Survey Appendix 3: Useful equations Resource guide to further information, organisations, products, suppliers CAT Publications
"Hugh Piggott is a true guru of the art" - Positive News "Extremely clear and non-technical" - Renew "A valuable reference for anyone contemplating generating their own electricity from a renewable source" - Habitat "Logical and readable style that cuts straight through the jargon" - Windirections
About Hugh Piggott
Hugh Piggott is one of Britain's leading exponents of small scale renewable energy systems. He runs his own company Scoraig Wind Electric, has made and installed hundreds of wind turbines and generators and is a consultant to several wind turbine manufacturers, developing world projects, and the BBC Castaway 2000 series. He also teaches CAT's wind power courses.