Wind Power

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wind powerBased on your location, if you have relatively steady or frequent wind, wind power can be the most efficient and cost-effective means of energy generation available. Wind power also works well with solar to offset those overcast or stormy days when it's not so sunny.

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Wind Generators

Whisper H40 (12V) w/ wiring center icon
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Whisper currently offers three turbine models that are designated by the square footage of blade sweep. Nothing measures outpot potential better than blade size. Big generators can't deliver when connected to a small blade. Whisper is trying to start an honest industry trend here.

All Whisper turbines are delivered with the capable and good-looking E-Z wiring center, which includes a completge monitoring package with easy-to-read LED display, circuit breaker input for wind, a brake switch for the wind plant, and a bult-in diversion controller with sufficient wattage to handle the turbine output.

Whisper H40 (24v + 48V) w/ wiring center icon
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Whisper currently offers three turbine models that are designated by the square footage of blade sweep. Nothing measures outpot potential better than blade size. Big generators can't deliver when connected to a small blade. Whisper is trying to start an honest industry trend here.

All Whisper turbines are delivered with the capable and good-looking E-Z wiring center, which includes a completge monitoring package with easy-to-read LED display, circuit breaker input for wind, a brake switch for the wind plant, and a bult-in diversion controller with sufficient wattage to handle the turbine output.

Please specify 24 or 48 Volts.
Whisper H80 Turbines (24 or 48 Volts) w/ wiring center icon
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Whisper currently offers three turbine models that are designated by the square footage of blade sweep. Nothing measures outpot potential better than blade size. Big generators can't deliver when connected to a small blade. Whisper is trying to start an honest industry trend here.

All Whisper turbines are delivered with the capable and good-looking E-Z wiring center, which includes a completge monitoring package with easy-to-read LED display, circuit breaker input for wind, a brake switch for the wind plant, and a bult-in diversion controller with sufficient wattage to handle the turbine output.

Please specify 24 or 48 Volts.
Whisper 175 48V w/ wiring center icon
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Whisper currently offers three turbine models that are designated by the square footage of blade sweep. Nothing measures outpot potential better than blade size. Big generators can't deliver when connected to a small blade. Whisper is trying to start an honest industry trend here.

All Whisper turbines are delivered with the capable and good-looking E-Z wiring center, which includes a completge monitoring package with easy-to-read LED display, circuit breaker input for wind, a brake switch for the wind plant, and a bult-in diversion controller with sufficient wattage to handle the turbine output.

Bergey XL.1-24 w/ controller icon
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"The 1000-watt XL.1 is Bergey's newest wind turbine. With 24-volt output, this wind charger is intended for off-the-grid or remote-location battery charging. This 2.5-meter (8.2-foot) turbine is designed for high reliability, low maintenance, and automatic operation under adverse conditions. The XL.1 features Bergey's proven AUTOFURL storm protection, a direct-drive permanent-magnet alternator, excellent low-wind performance, and nearly silent operation thanks to the state-of-the-art, patent-pending blade airfoils combined with the over-sized, low-speed alternator. Low-wind-speed performance is enhanced by low-end boost circuitry that increases output at wind speeds down to 5.6 mph (2.5 m/s).
The BWC PowerCenter provides battery-friendly constant voltage charging, and will control up to 30-amps of PV input also. The simple controller shows battery voltage and which charging sources are active with at-a-glance LED indicators.
Excellent 5-year mfg. warranty. China and USA.
Air-X Wind Turbine Standard 12V icon
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The third generation of North America's most popular turbine
Southwest Windpower has introduced their third generation of the Air turbine series, and things just keep getting better for this simple attractive wind generator. Proven features from previous models include a sleek non-corrosive cast aluminum alloy body, three flexible carbon-reinforced blades, a neodymium permanent magnet alternator, and built-in regulation. What's improved is noise control and charge control. The sophisticated new microprocessor-based speed and charge control delivers better battery charging by optimizing the alternator output at all points of the power curve, it won't overcharge smaller battery packs as the previous generation tended to, and it eliminates the blade "flutter" that was a noise problem at high wind speeds by actually controlling and limiting the blade speed. USA
Air-X Wind Turbine Marine 12V icon
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See Air-X description above.
Air-X Wind Turbine Standard 24V icon
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See Air-X description above
Air-X Wind Turbine Marine 24V icon
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See Air-X description above
Sunforce Wind Generator — Model# 44444

Sunforce Wind Generator — Model# 44444

"Use the wind to generate power and run your appliances and electronics. Great for cabins, 12V battery charging, remote power, backup power and hobbyists. Delivers up to 400 Watts. U.S.A.Delivers up to 400 Watts or 27 Amps in ideal conditionsCarbon fiber composite blades ensure low wind noiseBlades are 13in. Long and overall diameter is 46in.Patented high wind overspeed technologyLightweight cast aluminum bodyIntegrated regulator automatically shuts down when batteries are charged to minimize wearWeatherproof, maintenance-free unit with only 2 moving partsTower mounting kit Item# 339982 sold separatelyDimensions: 24in.L x 15in.W x 9in.H3-year limited warrantyU.S.A.Model 44444"


 

Towers

Mounting Kits For Air 403 Marine Tower Mast Kit icon
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A quality 9-foot mast mount that's built to withstand hurricane-force winds, and looks good too. Includes white powder-coated aluminum poles, all stainless steel hardware, self-locking nuts, and vibration dampening mounts. Main mast is 1.9" od (nominal 1.5" pipe), stays are 1" od. Masts and hardware kits are sold separately for those who want to supply their own masts. USA. Shipped directly from the manufacturer.
Air 403 25 ft. Guyed Tower Kit icon
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These low-cost, guyed, tubular tower kits provide all the hardware, cabling, and instructions to assemble a stand-up tower. Pipe and anchors are not included. Steel pipe can be purchased locally; guy anchors are offered below. 36" anchors recommended with 25´ tower, 48" anchors with 47´ tower. USA.
Air 403 47 ft. Guyed Tower Kit icon
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These low-cost, guyed, tubular tower kits provide all the hardware, cabling, and instructions to assemble a stand-up tower. Pipe and anchors are not included. Steel pipe can be purchased locally; guy anchors are offered below. 36" anchors recommended with 25´ tower, 48" anchors with 47´ tower. USA.
 
30 ft. Tower Kit for Whisper 175 Turbine icon
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These guyed, tubular tower kits provide all the hardware, hinged base plate, cabling, and instructions to assemble a stand-up tower. Pipe and anchors are not included. Steel pipe can be purchased locally; guy anchors are offered below. These towers will fit only the 175 turbine, and require nominal 5" pipe (which is actually 5.563" od). USA. Shipped directly from the manufacturer.
42 ft. Tower Kit for Whisper 175 Turbine icon
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<< See previous description.
70 ft. Tower Kit for Whisper 175 Turbine icon
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<< See previous description.
Whisper 30ft Tower Kit for H40 or H80 icon
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These are guyed, tubular tower kits that provide all the hard-ware, hinged base, plate, cabling, and instructions to assemble a stand-up tower. Pipe and anchors are not included. Steel pipe can be purchased locally; guy anchors are offered separately, below. All these towers will fit either the H40 or the H80 turbine and require nominal 2.5" pipe (which is actually 2.875: OD). Similar tower kits are available for 175 turbine. USA.
Whisper 50ft Tower Kit for H40 or H80 icon
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<< See previous description.
Whisper 65ft Tower Kit for H40 or H80 icon
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<< See previous description.
Whisper 80ft Tower Kit for H40 or H80 icon
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See previous description.
   
 

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