Wind Turbine Case Studies

The best way to demonstrate the benefits of wind power is through real-world examples. Browse our library of wind turbine case studies to see how wind energy can dramatically reduce energy costs for  farms, homes, and businesses. By sharing project stories, we believe we can help others succeed too. Not only has wind energy proven to be a cost effective source of power, some have even gained a marketing advantage by showcasing their products made by wind energy!

 

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Private Island Wind Power Generates 50% of Energy Consumption

Private Island Wind Power Generates 50% of Energy Consumption

Island Wind Power is Generated by 11kW Wind Turbine Generating Island Wind Power Lovango Cay is ideally located between St. Thomas and St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. A remote 133-acre island, Lovango Cay is accessible only by boat and lends itself to nearly perfect off-grid living through its ongoing sustainability efforts. The remote location of the island also presents some challenges, particularly in the form of high energy costs. Electricity rates there are frustratingly high at $.50 cents per kWh, and residents are also dependent...

Gaia-Wind Saves Farmer $400 per Month on Energy

Gaia-Wind Saves Farmer $400 per Month on Energy

Hog Farm Sees Significant Savings with Wind Energy. Driving Towards Energy Independence Housing and operating a large acreage farm is no cheap task. With farming and agriculture becoming increasingly more mechanized, Kent Harms, owner of KRB Pork Inc., knew it was time to offset his reliance on fossil fuels and the electrical grid. With lighting, fans, temperature control, feeding and watering systems, ventilation, and general operating expenses; rising electric costs were accounting for a huge chunk of Harms’ expenses each month. These five...

Homeowner Saves $1,200 / Month on Energy with Gaia-Wind Turbine

Homeowner Saves $1,200 / Month on Energy with Gaia-Wind Turbine

Homeowner’s Wind Turbine Provides Significant Savings Turning A Nemesis into an Ally I used to curse the wind” said New York resident Phil Coombe “then I realized it was something I could take advantage of. And that’s where it all began”. After agonizing over his windy region for years, it was an easy decision for Coombe to take the leap into wind energy. The wind-prone region of Sullivan County combined with Coombe’s love of hands-on projects has resulted in a venture that has literally paid off. The installation of the 11kW...

Turbine Provides Savings and Education to South Elementary

Turbine Provides Savings and Education to South Elementary

South Elementary Turbine Provides Hands-On Approach to Wind Energy Beyond the classrooms and playground, citizens of Ogden, IL, will now notice a high profile energy conservation and teaching aid at South Elementary School thanks to the installation of a 120-foot-tall 50 kW Endurance wind turbine on the school’s grounds. The recent addition of the turbine not only saves the district money in energy costs, but takes classroom instruction well beyond basic math and science. By incorporating turbine operation into the science and social...

E.B. Stone Doubles Sales for Fertilizer Through “Wind Powered Organics”

E.B. Stone Doubles Sales for Fertilizer Through “Wind Powered Organics”

Sales Double for Organic Fertilizer Company E.B. Stone Through Wind Power Using clean, zero-emission wind power as an energy source for manufacturing ecofriendly products like organic fertilizers and soil conditioners just seems, well, natural. Even more so for E.B. Stone and Son, an organic products manufacturer located literally across the road from the Shiloh II 6,100 acre wind farm near Suisun, CA, about an hour outside San Francisco. “Every morning I would look out the window at the vast field of wind turbines and I wanted to have one...

Horse-Powered Ancestors Help Create Wind-Powered Partnership

Horse-Powered Ancestors Help Create Wind-Powered Partnership

Myers Equipment Immediately Slashes Energy Costs with Wind Turbine Horse-Powered Ancestors Help Create Wind-Powered Partnership The ancestors of two schoolboys, who used to spend their days riding highly sustainable, grass-and-oat-fueled ponies in the early 1900s, have teamed up to reduce the carbon footprint of school buses, ambulances and similar truck equipment a century later. Today the family-run truck company Myers Equipment Corp. — a full-service distributor of school buses, ambulances, rescue vehicles, snow plows and other truck...