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Micro-wind Turbines on Older and Historic Buildings

Costs and savings

Costs and savings

Installation can be expensive, but if you use a lot of electricity, micro-wind could be an excellent option.

Unlike solar panels, a wind turbine will generate plenty of electricity overnight and through the winter, as long as there's enough wind to operate the turbine.

You can store energy for later use with battery storage, but this can be expensive.

Wind turbines qualify for smart export payments from an energy supplier. These pay you for any extra energy your wind turbine generates.

Discover how much energy you can generate and calculate potential savings with the Energy Saving Trust’s Home Renewables Selector.

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