How much do wind turbines cost to build?

Answer In 2009, commercial wind turbines ranged from $1 to $2 million. Installation of a small wind turbine can range from $6,000 to $22,000. The cost depends on the service agreement with the company and... Read More »

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How much do residential wind turbines cost?

A small, 5 to 15-kilowatt wind turbine usually costs between $6,000 and $22,000 (2009 prices), which includes installation and a tower, according to American Wind Energy Association. Households wit... Read More »

How much does it cost to install wind turbines?

The California Energy Commission advises that the cost to install a 10 kilowatt home wind turbine system is approximately $25,000 - $35,000. Typically, a turbine of this size is built on a 1-acre l... Read More »

What does it cost to produce electricity using wind turbines?

The cost of producing energy has dropped greatly in the last 20 years. When the first large-scale wind turbines were created, the cost was 30 cents per kilowatt-hour, according to the American Wind... Read More »

How much does maintenance on wind turbines cost per year?

The average operating and maintenance costs over the life of the wind turbine is about $0.015 per kWh. Of this $0.015 per kWh, 26 percent of the operating and maintenance costs are for service and ... Read More »