Small Wind Electric Systems: A New Mexico Consumer's Guide

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The New Mexico Consumer's Guide for Small Wind Electric Systems provides consumers with enough information to help them determine if a small wind electric system can provide all or a portion of the energy they need for their home or business based on their wind resource, energy needs, and their economics. Topics discussed in the guide include: how to make your home more energy efficient, how tochoose the right size turbine, the parts of a wind electric system, determining if there is enough wind resource on your site, choosing the best site for your turbine, connecting your system to the utility grid, and if it's possible to become independent of the utility grid using wind energy. In addition, the cover of the guide contains a state wind resource map and a list of state incentivesand state contacts for more information.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages28
StatePublished - 2001

Bibliographical note

This document has been updated. The current link sends you to the updated version.

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/BR-500-29947

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102001-1301


  • New Mexico
  • small wind electric systems
  • wind energy


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