Wind Mills Derry NH

Local resource for wind mills in Derry, NH. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to energy of wind, rotational energy, and milling grain as well as advice and content on pumping water and wind turbines.

EnergySquid LLC
(603) 729-3749
106 W. Merrimack Street
Manchester, NH
Services
Geothermal, Geoexchange, Solar Thermal

Just Energy (public)
(978) 270-0256
PO Box 110
Amesbury, MA
 
EnergySquid LLC
(603) 729-3749
106 W. Merrimack Street
Manchester, NH
Services
Geothermal, Geoexchange, Solar Thermal

Energy Performance Products
(603) 329-7248
315 Kent Farm Rd
Hampstead, NH
 
A Plus Energy Service
(603) 329-5953
313 Kent Farm Rd
Hampstead, NH
 
Nashua Energy Options, LLC (NEO Solar Store)
(603) 465-7400
5 Hutchins Drive, Unit B
Hollis, NH
 
Big Sky Renewable Energy LLC
(603) 491-2702
6 Green St
Concord , NH
Services
Solar PV Installations, service and maintenance

Nashua Energy Options, LLC (NEO Solar Store)
(603) 465-7400
5 Hutchins Drive, Unit B
Hollis, NH
 
Applied Economics Group Inc
(603) 464-4696
566 Center Rd
Hillsborough, NH
 

Wind to Pump Water

Windmills have been used to pump water since as early as the 7th century, in Persia. Popularly identified with Holland (where they are instrumental in draining the land reclaimed from the sea by dikes), windmills have also been used extensively in the US, as part of the farm homestead.

Today, wind is still used to pump water simply and effectively, without wasting energy unnecessarily. As the cost of electricity and fossil fuels rise, using wind energy to pump water is making a comeback. Today, water pumping windmills come in two popular varieties:

  • Traditional mechanical water pumping windmills. These are windmills located at the water source. They employ a simple mechanical system of multiple blades on a turning wheel (or rotor). A crank, mounted on the rotor shaft, moves up and down with the turning of the mill. This is how the water is lifted and pumped. They are limited by the fact that they have to be located at the water source.
  • Electric power water pumping. These do not have to be located near the water source. Instead, the wind energy system powers an electric pump, while the wind turbine is situated in a place where wind energy is at a maximum. These are simpler than other wind electric systems, as they do not require elaborate system components.
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