27 Nov '12, 3pm

Italian Small Wind Growing with Feed-in Tariffs

Next to their reputation for mechanically pumping water and grinding grain, wind turbines are best known for their ability to generate power off-the-grid at remote sites. They've distinguished themselves in this role for decades. During the 1930s, when only 10 percent of North American farms were served by electricity, literally thousands of small wind turbines were in use, primarily on the American Great Plains. These home light plants provided the only source of electricity to homesteaders in the days before the rural electrification brought electricity to all. That's not true everywhere. There may be as many as 100,000 small wind turbines in use by nomadic herdsmen in northwestern China. These small turbines (so small they can be carted on horseback from one encampment to another) are the sole source of power available on the Asian Great Plains that stretch from China t...

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Italian Small Wind Growing with Feed-in Tariffs

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