Editor’s note
The following abstract describes a publication that is only available as a downloadable PDF.

Developed by Montana State University Extension and the University of Wyoming
Adapted with permission

This guide is one in the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A): Small Wind Energy Applications for the Home, Farm or Ranch series. This one provides an overview of operation and maintenance considerations, though you need to consult the owner's manual for maintenance information specific to your wind system.


  • Budgeting for maintenance
  • Components to inspect
  • Proper installation
  • Safety
  • Servicing work


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