We can supply small battery charging wind turbines for DIY installation but for larger turbines professional installation is required.

Wind & Sun have many years experience of wind turbine installation and helped develop the SMA Windy Boy inverter to enable easy grid connection of small wind turbines. However, we no longer install ourselves and instead work with a network of recommended installers.

We recommend the wind turbines below for quality, reliability & performance.

Off-Grid Wind Turbines

On-Grid Wind Turbines

Wind turbines can be connected to the grid by synchronising with the public electricity supply. This can be done in two ways:

a) Using an AC generator, connected via dedicated synchronisation and protection relays 

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b) Inverter connected

Whenever it is windy, power generated is first used by local loads, reducing power consumption from the grid with any high wind surplus then being exported to the electricity company. In times of low wind or when power consumption increases power is imported as normal.

Wind & Sun worked with SMA to develop the successful 'Windy Boy' inverters and we supplied these for use in conjunction with the turbines below. However, since manufacture was discontinued we have yet to find a good alternative.

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