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How to Build a Wind Power Generator

If you've read a little bit about wind power generators, the chances are good that you are ready to get one yourself. Unfortunately, those that are sold on the market can often come with hefty price tags in the thousands of dollars. Many people who are trying to save money do not have this kind of up front cash, so it's important to learn how to do this without breaking the bank.

This method will not be for everyone, but a great way to save money is to build your own wind power generator. If you're building a smaller one, you can do this for under $200! This will certainly not power your entire home, but it'll do a great job of powering something in your household. Every little bit helps! You can do this on a larger scale, though it will obviously cost more money.

Before you dive too deeply into the world of wind power generators, you do need to check your area for how much wind is available. Look for the average wind speed, and be sure that it will be enough to power what you need to power. If you find that your areas is not windy enough, you will want to try solar power instead. Either way, you'll be using an excellent renewable energy source that will save you money over the long term.

If you have decided that you are able to use a wind power generator, it's time to get started gathering the components you will need! This is not a complete list, but some basics are a battery, tower, body, and other items. Clearly, you will need a step-by-step guide to help you put these components together. They can also be helpful to watch full instructional videos to make sure you do not miss a single step.

While not all of these items will be familiar to you, they are actually quite easy to acquire. You can find most of them in your local hardware store. There are some parts that will be cheaper to order on line. Many people have had success using discount sites like where you can get the parts you need for this. This is always worth looking into, as you probably want to build your wind power generator on as much of a budget as possible.

After you have built your wind power generator you will breathe a sigh of relief because you are free from the power of the utility companies forever. It's time to take action on this today, so you can start to save money and be kinder to our planet tomorrow.