Global Projects

Windmills for Homes in Thailand Asia


Off-grid Thailand home powered by windmill




Objectives

· Protect natural state of the land, no visible electrical wires

· To reduce high cost of electricity and to go off-grid

· To create a visible demonstration project

Project Requirements

· Less costly solution than running electric lines to the site

· Adequate energy production using Thailand s wind resources 

Site Details

· Average annual wind speed: 5.8 m/s

· Install date: May 2008

Solution

· 5000W Hummer wind turbine

· PLC intelligent controller

· Each on 12m towers

· 50 meters of cabling for each turbine

Benefits

· Hummer 5000W produced 14,650kWh energy (annual average)

· Home fully powered by wind generator system

· Completely reduces dependence on utility company

· Public demonstration of windmill for homes