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Permitting small wind turbines

Permitting small wind turbines

a handbook : learning from the California experience / by Peter Asmus...[et al.].

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Published by American Wind Energy Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wind turbines,
  • Wind turbines -- Law and legislation,
  • Wind power

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFullerton, Kevin., Peterson, Sarah., Rhoads-Weaver, H., Shutak, Angela., Schwartz, Susan Savitt., American Wind Energy Association., Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (SEED)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17618246M
    OCLC/WorldCa54482585

      The following article grew out of research for an extensive revision of my book Wind Power for Home & Business published by Chelsea Green. The article is essentially a report on how to test small wind turbines and the results of my tests. These tests began in the spring of and work on the article began in earnest during the fall of that year.


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