There are many ways we can help cut the cost of electricity in our homes. Some homeowners unplug gadgets and appliances when not in use. Others line dry clothes instead of using the dryer. While most install ceiling fans throughout the home taking much of the load off air conditioners. But have you ever thought of making or installing your own wind turbines? Some estimates say it is possible to generate 200 to 720 kWh of electricity per month, depending on wind capacity.
Here are a few DIY and low cost methods to spark ideas for your home.
1. A step-by-step of a small turbine and how much power it can generate.
2. Building a wind turbine best suited for the yard.
3. WindEnergy7 LLC mounts multiple wind turbines on a roof as a means of personal power generation.