Being self-sufficient is one of the hallmarks of homesteading and that usually means having to do without many of the fine luxuries that most of us take for granted. Depending on how remote of a location your property happens to be, having access to reliable power may be a concern. Wind is a popular, renewable alternative for many of today’s homesteaders and for many good reasons.
This article on small scale wind farming is by Chris Devaney on Homestead.org and it is filled with valuable information on wind farming. The majority of the focus is on wind turbine generators that are designed to be attached to the top of the house. It discusses a wide range of topics related to wind farming and it is explained in a not so technical way so that a layperson could easily understand.
Benefits of reading the Household Wind Farm Is It Right For Me
Learn a lot of interest facts about how easy it is harness the wind for power.
It goes in depth into the pros and cons of house mounted wind turbines.
It also includes several pictures that give a bit of a visual insight of how the power system works.