Small Wind Turbines Are Different

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Distributed Wind Energy

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Small Wind Turbines Are Different
• Utility-Scale Wind Power
                                                1,500 kW
     600 - 1,800 kW wind turbines
      – Installed on wind farms, 10 – 300 MW
      – Professional maintenance crews
      – 13 mph (6 m/s) average wind speed
                                                 10 kW
• Small Wind Power
     300 W - 100 kW wind turbines
      – Installed at individual homes, farms,
                                homes farms
        businesses, schools, etc.
      – On the “customer side” of the meter,
        or off the utility grid entirely
      – High reliability, low maintenance
      – 9 mph (4 m/s) average wind speed
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Valuing Distributed Wind


                 3 - 5 ¢/kWh      7 - 16 ¢/kWh
                  (fixed value)   (increasing value)




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 Distributed Wind
 •   A small, vibrant, family of manufacturers
 •   Historically has benefit from Federal Efforts
 •   Steady Industry Growth
 •   Explosive growth potential

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     Local ownership/local benefit
 •   Rapid Deployment
 •   On-ramp for Wind Energy
 •   Highly visible on-ramp for Renewable Energy
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Charles Newcomb
Jennifer Sullivan
Charles.Newcomb@EntegrityWind.com
Jennifer.Sullivan@EntegrityWind.com
303.440.8799


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