The Search for Energy Self-Sufficiency

Fed up with the noise, fumes, and cost of their gas-powered generator, a California family in California's Tehachapi mountains achieved energy self-sufficiency with a wind and solar power system.

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In their quest for energy self-sufficiency, the Maltises settled on a Bergey 1.5 kW wind turbine after experiencing durability problems with their World Power unit.
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