How do I work windmills?

Answer Working a wind power generator, or windmill, requires basic mechanical knowledge, some physical strength and an ability to scale modest heights. By keeping the rotors in proper working order, makin... Read More »

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Do homemade windmills&solar panels work?

On One Hand: Electric Costs CutHome windmills and solar panels can cut electric bills dramatically, by 90 percent in some cases. Whether you build your own homemade windmills and solar panels or pu... Read More »

Are windmills still used?

According to the Windmillers' Gazette, a website dedicated to the history of windmills, the original uses of windmills were grinding grain and pumping water. Windmills are still sometimes used to p... Read More »

How big are N-90 windmills?

Nordex N-90 wind turbines are 2.5 megawatt turbines, capable of powering about 2,500 homes. The rotors are 90 meters in diameter and depending on where the turbine is needed, the tower is 70 meters... Read More »

How much do windmills cost?

Residential windmills will save you money in the long run, but you have to be willing to spend between $2,000 and $9,000 for the windmill and installation. Depending on the conditions of your loca... Read More »