Wind Charger / Brake and dump system

KefalonianmanKefalonianman Solar Expert Posts: 60 ✭✭✭✭
Can anyone let me know if they have experience of the 3 phase 24v charge controller from mississouri wind and sun, thinking of using with two 700w wind energy7 turbines, any experience good or bad appreciated.


  • BB.BB. Super Moderators, Administrators Posts: 32,006 admin
    Re: Wind Charger / Brake and dump system

    Here is one thread that talks about them in general:

    Missouri Wind and Solar Turbine, anyone try them?

    With any wind turbine setup... Do a lot of research before spending the money. In general, most people don't really have enough sustained wind to make wind worth while. And you should be installing the turbine on a 60 foot minimum tower (at least 30' above obstructions and 500' feet away from taller obstructions).

    The wind turbines themselves are usually less than 1/2 the cost of an installed system (tower, wiring, controllers, labor, etc.). The towers are not cheap, plus you may need a crane/lift truck for servicing every year or so.

    Near San Francisco California: 3.5kWatt Grid Tied Solar power system+small backup genset
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