The selection of the most appropriate wind turbine for your site is a critical decision in maximizing your chance of obtaining planning consent, maximizing return on investment, and developing a project that is likely to operate for a long period of time with little downtime. Renewables First only recommend high quality and reliable turbines that, in our experience, fulfil this selection criteria. Discover more below.
The superb nED-100 100 kW small scale turbine from the Spanish company, Norvento, available in two rotor sizes, is built to last and takes the top spot for the 100 kW market.
Dutch company, EWT is a global designer and producer of utility standard high performance gearless wind turbines. The 900 kW model is ideal for medium scale development.
German company, Enercon, produce a large range to top quality gearless medium to large scale turbines from 800 kW up to 7.5 MW and have an excellent reputation for reliability.
Want to install a wind turbine?
If you are in the UK then take our Wind Site Self-Assessment - Step 1 of our modular Windpower Feasibility Study. It takes about 20 minutes to work through the basic checks to see if your site might be suitable, including:
- Estimating wind speed
- Checking proximity of nearby properties
- Checking site access and approach roads
- Investigating connection with the grid