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Is wind power right for you? Find out quickly with our wind power calculator. Simply provide the data requested and you'll instantly know how practical a wind turbine system would be for you.

Simply provide the information requested below. All links will open in a new browser tab or window.

#1 Determine the Wind Speed in Your Area

To determine the average wind speeds for your area, first perform a quick View of Nationwide Wind Speeds to determine if your geographic region has any wind energy potential.

If your area does have wind energy potential, you'll want to zoom in for a closer view of your state and obtain more specific data by selecting your state listing below:

Note: If your state is not listed, it is because there is insufficient wind data available at this time.

> Enter Your Potential Wind Speed and Format: mph    m/s

#2 Provide Information About Your Power Needs

To help you estimate what size wind turbine will work best for you, you first must have an idea of how much power your home uses during a typical year.

It is necessary for you to get your electrical utility bills so that you can get your last years values of total KWH (kilowatt hours) used, or possibly review your most recent billing statement which may provide your monthly average which you can simply multiply by 12 to get the yearly use rate.

> I use KWH per year.

It will also be helpful to know what you are paying your current utility company for each kwh. To do this as accurately as possible and to factor in their varying time of day rates, volume rates, taxes and fees, it's best to simply take a current bill and divide the total amount due by the amount of kwh's used. This will provide you with the true amount you pay per kwh.

> I pay an average of $0. per KWH.

#3 Review These Wind Turbine Samples

When you complete Step #4 below and submit this form, we will calculate your turbine needs by comparing your required electrical power requirements against three of the most popular wind turbines. We use the turbine types and sizes listed below to provide you with close estimates of your overall costs and payback periods.

If you want our wind power calculation to include a wind turbine that we do not have listed below, check where it says "Other Turbine" and provide your wind turbine information in the boxes provided.

Once you have completed looking over the turbine types listed below, scroll down to Step 4 and submit this form.

SkyStream 3.7 Wind Turbine - wind power calculationSkystream 3.7 Wind Turbine
Skystream 3.7 wind turbine hooks up to your home to help you reduce or eliminate your monthly electricity costs. It is the first compact, user-friendly, all-inclusive wind generator (with controls and inverter built in) designed to generate quiet, clean electricity in very low winds. U.S.A.
Rotor Size: 12 foot
Watts: 1.8kw, 2.4Kw peak at 20 mph
Yearly Output at 12mph: 3300 KWH
Whisper 500 Wind Turbine - Wind Turbine Power Calculations Whisper 500 Wind Turbine
Power your entire home, cottage or shop with this ultra-quiet wind turbine that delivers an amazing 3000 Watts of power at 24 MPH! Includes controller to protect turbine.
Rotor Size: 15 foot
Watts: Delivers 3000 Watts of power at 24 MPH
Yearly Output at 12mph: 5200 KWH
BWC Excel 10KW Wind Turbine BWC Excel 10KW Wind Turbine
The BWC EXCEL is a modern 6.7 meter (22 ft) diameter, 10,000W wind turbine designed for high reliability, low maintenance, and automatic operation in adverse weather conditions. It is available in two configurations: battery charging and grid-connected. Connected to the grid, the BWC EXCEL can provide most of the electricity for an average total electric home at moderate wind sites.
Rotor Size: 22 foot
Watts: 10kw at 31 mph
Yearly Output at 12mph: 11000 KWH
Other Wind TurbineOther Turbine

Rotor Diameter: ft
Rated Output: Kw
Approx Installed Cost: $


#4 Perform the Wind Turbine Sizing Calculations

Click below to see an estimated analysis of the wind turbine yearly output, tax incentives, installed costs and payback period.

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Proven Energy 2.5kW Wind Energy System

Proven Energy turbines are robust, reliable and elegant producing energy under the harshest of conditions. The patented Proven Flexible Blade System enables the wind turbine to generate power in light or strong winds. We produce a number of wind turbines, each designed to offer sustainable energy solutions across a wide range of industry sectors, from domestic to offshore...

Skystream 3.7 Grid Tie 1.8kW Wind Power System

The Skystream 3.7™ is a new generation residential wind generator that hooks up to your your home to reduce or eliminate your monthly electrical bill. It's the first all-inclusive wind generator (with controls and inverter built in) designed to provide quiet, clean electricity in very low winds. This makes Skystream ideal for residential homes and small businesses...




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