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Micro wind generation and traditional buildings

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This guide is one of a series on small-scale renewable energy options. Separate guides look at wind generation, solar energy, bio-fuels, heat pumps and combined heat and power, explaining how each system works and what you need to consider if you wish to install it in or on a historic building. All the guides look at small-scale or ‘Microgeneration’ as it is known. Microgeneration is defined by Government as, “The production of heat and/or electricity on a small-scale from a low carbon source”.

Update to original publication dated March 2008.


  • Introduction
  • Planning a wind turbine installation
  • Installation options
  • Electrical system
  • Maintenance and working life
  • Grants
  • Useful contacts
  • Acknowledgements

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 51366


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