Distributed Wind vs Wind Farms


  • Wind Farms

    • Multiple large turbines up to 300ft+ tall
    • Turbine blades can be as large as 150ft each Located in clusters on farm land, mountain passes, offshore
    • Connected to high voltage transmission lines
    • Up to a 5 + year development cycle
  • Distributed Wind

    • Typically smaller turbines
    • One or two at a time
    • Towers up to 160ft
    • Turbine blades lengths from 5 - 30+ feet
    • Privately owned by individuals or businesses
    • Connected to local home/business power supply
    • Behind the meter configuration
    • 2-6 month deployment cycle
    • Rapid growth in US