Wind Mills Edgewood MD

Local resource for wind mills in Edgewood, MD. 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.

Sun Power Energy Control Inc.
(410) 258-3931
110 E 25th street
baltimore, PA
 
Mid Atlantic Solar Energy Society
(404) 522-4775
P.O. Box 27
Harwood, MD
 
SunWire Energy
(410) 691-3129
6400 Baltimore National Pike, 170-A, #183
Baltimore, MD

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Constellation NewEnergy
(866) 237-POWER (7693)
100 Constellation Way
Baltimore, MD

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Energy Systems Technology Inc
(410) 451-2292
2141 Priest Bridge Dr
Crofton, MD
 
Constellation NewEnergy
(866) 237-POWER (7693)
100 Constellation Way
Baltimore, MD

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Millennium 3 Energy
(301) 745-4180
17907 Garden Spot Drive
Hagerstown, MD
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Commercial and residential solar PV; other solar

Switch Renewable Energy
(866) 387-4122
20632 Highland Hall Drive
Gaithersburg, MD
 
Mauric Energy Technologies
(410) 889-3340
1210 Roundhill Rd
Baltimore, MD
 
Nordico Energy Inc
(410) 560-6940
9720 York Rd
Cockeysville, MD
 
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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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