How cost-efficient are home wind turbines?
We must remember that natural resources are not what we inherit from our Forefathers, but what we lend to our Future generations. We, however, realised this after a long Time-only when we had already used up quite a lot of the nonrenewable resources. But it’s never too late to start something, and hence mankind embarked on the journey to search for alternative energy resources, that are renewable as well. One such resource is Wind. We started late but were excellent learners and hence here we are discussing how we can use this resource even in our own houses For domestic purposes. However, before investing in a domestic wind turbine system you need to ask yourself some of the following questions:
- If you at all need the wind turbine:
Yes, as weird as this may sound after the full-scale introduction about its pros, this is one of the top questions one needs to ask oneself. It’s just that wind turbines need specific requirements such as the certain speed of winds to function properly. So if you live in a place where there are fluctuating wind speeds, then wind turbines would be a bad investment. And also if you already have other technologies concerning some kind of another renewable resource, then this will be a bad investment as they are quite costly.
- Where can you buy a turbine:
If you do need a turbine, then too, there arises a question as to where to get one. Well, a turbine especially one for residential or domestic purposes can be found online as well as offline. To buy a wind system offline, you need to get hold of such a dealer by conversing with friends and family. To buy one online you can just look it up on the website and go for “buy now.”
However, as this is concerns quite a great deal of money transactions and you would anyway have to hire people in case you are not confident enough to set up the system yourself, offline would be a better option. As then you could check out the stuff that you are buying.
- How much will the setting up and the maintenance of the turbine cost:
Provided that you are now absolutely clear as to if you need the wind system at all and are even clear as to how you want it to be installed, that brings us to the main topic of concern in the whole process-the amount to be invested.No matter how thought-provoking all of it sounds, money is a very much practical aspect of our lives. As for the domestic wind turbine systems go, their price varies depending on one the height of the tower, size of the blades and the system, and all in all the kinds of equipment that you buy. The price varies between $15000 to $75000 during installation. Maintaining the systems would start from then be another topic of concern.
In conclusion, money in today’s world is hard-earned. One needs to work quite a lot just for their daily bread. In such conditions, it’s only wise to spend it where you need it. However, with proper investments, the activities do pay off, especially in scenarios that involve brightening the lives of our future generations.