Definition of wind power: “wind turbines capturing kinetic energy from the wind to produce electricity.”


Similar to solar power, wind power conserves energy by taking the planet’s natural resources (in this instance, wind) to help generate household electricity. The wind creates this electricity through a large three propeller turbine that is attached to a rotor. The energy in the wind causes the propellers to spin which in turn activates the rotor. The rotor is connected to the main shaft, and when rotated, the generator creates electricity.
Pretty crazy stuff.


Now, I am sure you have seen these types of propellers as you drive through rural areas with lots of farmland. Maybe you didn’t know they were used to create energy or perhaps you did, regardless, they are not just for farms and vast acres of land. You can install one right in your backyard (at a smaller scale of course).

How does it work for you?

The wind energy system connects to the already established electricity system of your home and as the turbine spins your house is fueled with energy.


So, you’re probably thinking “well what if it is a beautiful summer day with just the faintest breeze?” Don’t worry; this doesn’t mean that you will be cooking over a fire and using flashlights to get around your home. If the wind turbine cannot produce enough energy the utility makes up the difference, so you never have to worry. In addition to that, any extra power from the turbine that is not used is saved.

Benefits:

Wind power is a clean fuel source
It cuts electrical costs
It is a domestic source of energy
Turbines can be built on existing properties
Wind power is sustainable
Eases the strain on your wallet and the planet


As we always suggest, make sure that you hire a professional electrician to install these turbines at your home to make sure you get the most beneficial and safest form of installation. Local contractors can help find the best spot to place the turbines to generate the most energy. The installation also can include; pouring cement, use of a lift, understanding the difference between different wiring, and more; so it is essential to hire a professional to make sure everything runs smoothly.


Are you ready to be BLOWN AWAY by with the amount of energy you can save with wind power? Give Artisan Electric a call at 603-743-4005 and get set up with a residential electrician in the Portsmouth and Seacoast area.