San Diego County approves vertical axis wind turbine

Aliso Viejo, Calif., January 10, 2011 — A vertical axis wind turbine has gone live in San Diego County, at the home of a resident named Tim Williams.

Joe Moore Construction, an authorized WePOWER dealer, installed this 3.4 kW Falcon wind turbine on an 18′ pole on Williams’ property.

WePOWER’s Falcon turbines are virtually vibration-, noise- and maintenance-free, and are safe for birds.

To permit the installation, San Diego County Building Department required a satisfactory report from a qualified third party. TUV SUD America, Inc., a globally recognized testing and certification organization, inspected and promptly approved the job.

WePOWER turbines have global customers including: Lockheed Martin, AT&T, Best Buy, Tata Energy and local businesses and residences.

The vertical axis wind turbines are available in different power ratings, including: 600 W, 1.2 kW, 3.4 kW, 5.5 kW and 12 kW.


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