The UK has one of the best wind resources in Europe, making it an ideal place to construct a community owned wind turbine. Here is a list of community groups utilising wind to generate clean electricity.
Wind turbines range in size from small 5-10kW models, up to multi-MW large scale installations. All wind turbines must be accredited under the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS).
There are a wide range of benefits to using a wind turbine in your community, these include -