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When you think of wind energy, images of giant wind turbines probably come to mind. But, more North Texans are turning to smaller, more economical wind generators to cut costs.
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Before anyone has a turbine put up they need to check into how the state treats people who do this. Texas is not overly friendly to those that want to produce their own power. At any rate this is something that I would do in a heartbeat if I could afford it. But then if I could afford to put out this kind of money I wouldn't need to worry about paying my electric bill.
Change energy providers first people... Shop around. It's called DERGULATION and it's to your advantage to look for the cheapest price. I'm currently paying $.09 per KW and have saved over $3000 over the past 4 years. Don't EVER tell me that deregulation is a failure in this state. I will prove you wrong in a heartbeat.
You need to talk to your electric company BEFORE you do this. Remember, the salesman is trying to SELL you a system. They don't always present the whole picture.
Who has $30K to shell out at one setting?
An electric bill for $902 means the house is large and old. Not everyone can put a wind generator in their RURAL backyard.