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Terryp
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« on: August 09, 2006, 11:17:24 AM »

Hi,

Are ther any Navitron Wind generators users in Sussex.

Terry
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« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2006, 09:05:28 PM »

 Huh got the solar set up but looking to get a turbine for back garden and guess what i live in sussex in ashington!!!not sure if its a suitable location just been north of the sussex downs maybe you could shed some rays on the situ...cheers
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« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2006, 09:24:48 PM »

I've just got back from looking at a very similar site near Cowfold - I sadly had to tell them that wind wasn't a viable option for two reasons, they were surrounded by trees anyway, and had they not been, being just North of the Downs, they're the "wrong side" for the prevailing SW wind! Embarrassed
My experience tells me that you need to be WELL away from obstructions in the "fetch" - the area that lies between the turbine and the prevailing wind - 500 yards is reasonable, then you need to get it up in the airflow - the higher the better! Cool
If you have a really clean "fetch", and you perceive the wind to regularly blow with a good speed, then I'd suggest investing in a weather station to take some windspeed data - then invest in a turbine when you're sure! Cool
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