Faira s a greena house isna t for you...

Faira s a greena house isna t for your plants | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 1 comment on the Columbus Dispatch story from Aug 1, 2010, titled Faira s a greena house isna t for your plants | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

President Paul Bukky of GreenTech of Ohio showed fairgoers a block yesterday made in a device his partner had created.

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Mansfield, OH

#2 Aug 1, 2010
First, the wind turbine discussed is supposed to produce 2500 KWh, not 2500 KW, per year.

Assuming that this is not an overestimate (which is probably a bad assumption), this much electricity is worth about $250 per year at the residential consumer average price of $0.10 per KWh. At the wholesale price of electricity it would only be worth about half as much,$125 per year.

Assuming the 20 year life advertised on the Air Source Technologies website is not an overestimate (again, probably a bad assumption), there is an outside chance that this wind turbine might produce $5,000 worth of electricity in the next two decades.

How much does the wind turbine cost? That number was somehow missing for the in-depth investigative reporting presented in this article.

Please do not respond by telling me that much of the installation cost can be off-set by state and federal grants and renewable energy credits. This just means the money is coming out of my pocket, not yours.

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