Wind Turbine Feasibility/Reference Documents

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Other Feasibility Studies

MET Tower and Installation Quotes 2008

Quotes and informational documents George Kinel obtained working with prospective vendors.

Model Wind By-Law

Mass DEP Seminar - Renewable Energy at Close Landfills

Mass DEP held a seminar in June, 2009 on Renewable Energy at Closed Landfills. The session was filled to capacity, so they plan to hold another one in the fall.

The materials from the session are posted here. According to Jennifer Viveiros, Outreach Coordinator at the DEP, all or the materials should be on this site soon.

More Documents

The following are links related to feasibility of a wind turbine and financing possibilities at the community level. (Supplied by

FREE Wind Study application form to be made out to:

Massachusetts Technology Collaborative - Renewable Energy Trust
75 North Drive
Westborough, MA 01581

Two presentations from the Jan 21, 2009 Mass Wind Working Group Meeting.

Very good and detailed information about financing municipal wind

Here are other links worth reviewing:

Wind Citing Guidelines and Analysis:

Interpreting Wind Resource Data:

Needham Wind Maps:

General Description:

Needham Wind Resources:

Needham Open Spaces:

New England Wind Maps:

Average Wind Power (All Season):

Massachusetts Wind Power at height of 50 meters:

Plug in the following at link labeled: Click HERE to go to specific coordinates.
latitude of Needham is 42.283N. The longitude is -71.233W. Taken from

US Wind Maps:

Average Wind Power (All Season):