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Small wind turbine


Small wind turbines (wind turbine) also known as Micro Wind are used for microgeneration of electricity, as opposed to large commercial wind turbines, such as those found in wind farms, with greater individual power output. Industry standard defines small wind turbines as wind turbines with a rotor swept area smaller than 200 m2, generating at a voltage below 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c.

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