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 addresses considerations and questions about living with a small wind turbine.


  • Birds and bats
  • Icing and ice shedding
  • Insurance
  • Lightning
  • Noise
  • Property tax implications
  • Shadow flicker
  • Wind easement


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