Wind Mills Tempe AZ

Local resource for wind mills in Tempe, AZ. 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.

Arizona Solar Energy Association
PO Box 5583
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Infrasol PLLC
(480) 598-4019
1330 W. Auto Drive, Suite 110
Tempe, AZ
Services
Tankless Hot Water Heater Installation, Solar Hot Water Heater Installation

Perfect Power Inc
(623) 581-1700
120 E Van Buren St
Phoenix, AZ
 
Guardian Energy Solutions, Inc
(480) 278-3224
State Wide
Gilbert, AZ
 
Arizona Solar Energy Association
PO Box 5583
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Affordable Energy Solutions of Arizona
(480) 699-1481
154 W 5th St #110
Tempe, AZ
Services
Energy Analysis, Solar, Solar Hot Water, Window Films & Tints, Radiant Barriers, Attic & Garage Fans.

Clear Energy Systems Inc
(602) 431-8888
4202 E Elwood St
Phoenix, AZ
 
Energy Compliance Consulting LLC
(602) 680-7980
2021 N Alvarado Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
Atlantic Group The
(602) 861-5102
2432 W Peoria Ave
Phoenix, AZ
 
Solar Thermal Solutions LLC
(520) 886-6633
1607 N Wilmot Rd Ste 102 D
tucson, AZ
 

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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