How feasible and cost-effective would it be for you to build a small wind energy system for your home? It might be easier than you think. OpenEI is a wiki with energy information on hundreds of topics crowdsourced from industry and government agencies and they have a Small Wind Guide that has answers to the most common questions people have about potentially building one.

Here’s what you’ll find:

They also have a State Information Portal where you simply click on a state to see a wind resource map, financial incentives, and state contacts.


Click through to learn everything you need to know about residential wind energy.

Visit OpenEI to learn about all types of energy sources – from solar to geothermal and everything in between.