Bergey Excel 1, 1kW Wind Turbine
Bergey has one of the best reputations for wind generators around. This unit, which is their smallest, rated at producing 1000 watts of power, with a peak of 2000 watts. It’s a three blade design with a start-up speed of 6.7 MPH. The overall diameter of those blades is 8.2 feet. Output is controlled by a multi-voltage charge controller, varying from 12 VDC to 48 VDC. Like most, it doesn’t come with a tower, batteries or a voltage inverter.