Dollars & Sense of Distributed Wind


  • Dollars & Sense

    • A well-engineered, modern wind turbine that is capable of producing a substantial portion of your household energy will cost about as much as a new SUV. When considering such a purchase these economic factors are important.
      • Annual electricity usage
      • Price per kWh charged by your utility
      • Estimated annual increase in electricity price
      • Wind resource at your location
      • Turbine selection and purchase price
        • Match annual energy output of turbine with your annual electricity usage
      • Permitting and Installation
      • Ongoing repair and maintenance
      • Availability of net metering in your area
  • Incentives

    • Federal, State and Electrical Utility/Cooperative incentive programs are available to residential, business, government, institutional, educational and not for profit wind turbine owners and operators.
    • Programs include tax credits, low interest loans, grants, production credits, feed in tariffs and more.
    • Depending on the extent to which incentives are available in your area, these programs can substantially improve the economics of your wind turbine purchase and long term operation
    • A certified Endurance Consultant is available in your area to work closely with you to carry out a complete financial analysis of a turbine purchase and to put the incentive programs to work for you!
  • Return on Investment

    • Your certified Endurance Consultant will work with you to evaluate all aspects of your distributed wind project to determine reasonable expectations for a return on your investment in distributed wind.