Going on- or off-grid
There are many advantages and disadvantages of connecting to the grid. To find out which is more practical for you, compare the on- and off-grid options:
If you decide you want to connect to the grid, see Connecting to the Grid for more information.
Crucial Stuff: Ability to go On-Grid
If you need to connect your turbine to the grid, are you allowed and able to?
It is not always possible to connect an electricity-generating renewable energy system to the national electricity grid or the isolated grid in your area. If you want to connect, you need to ensure grid interconnection and net metering are allowed by your utility. Call your local utility to find out more.