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Maui Wind Turbines

The numbers make a lot of sense to go wind!

Business & Commercial

Costs, rates and incentives vary state to state. Please contact us for a quote at your location. This is an example of an installation on Maui where costs are higher.

Tax incentives


Just recently the available tax credits have become very generous. The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, was passed which included a new federal-level investment tax credit for qualified small wind turbines. That bill was improved upon with the 2009 Stimulus Package, which removed “cost caps.” This means you can receive a federal tax credit for 30% of Skystream’s installed costs (after any state incentives).

 

A Hawaii State tax credit is available for 20% of installed price ($500,000 cap). Together the federal and state tax credits equal $8,800 (based on a $20,000 installed price) for business installations. Additionally, businesses will also have the option of receiving their federal tax credit in the form of a cash grant.

Accelerated depreciation is available for renewable wind. See your tax specialist for details.

Payback

With Hawaiian business electrical rates of $.40 kWh (MECO business avg. ‘08), Skystream’s payback, or the time it takes to recover the cost of the wind generator, is only 5.8 years. After that period, the unit will generate free electricity for the next 14 years or longer. If the electricity rates increase, as they have historically, the payback will be realized sooner.

ROI – Return on Investment

The return on investment (ROI) is 12%. When electricity rates increase then the ROI will also increase. This is an amazing return on investment for a business improvement that will save money.

Maui Wind Turbines

Take advantage of the new tax credits now.

Business Pricing - Maui

Skystream $20,000
State and Federal tax credits -$8,800
Actual price after tax credits $11,200
Skystream on a 45’ tower add $1,000

Complete Turn-Key Price

This is a complete project price which includes: Skystream 3.7 Marine version, 34' Mono tower, shipping from mainland, wireless controller, wiring, disconnect switch, architect review and stamp fee, electrician fee, building permit costs, electrical permit costs, excavation, foundation costs, and installation.
Note: Consumer is responsible to apply for business tax credits.


Community

If you order multiple units or a number of businesses (5) within the same area order at the same time we are able to offer additional savings. Due to substantial foundation costs, the overall cost of each windmill may be reduced if multiple sites are excavated and foundations constructed at the same time. Shipping costs may also be reduced if multiple units are shipped together. We are happy to pass along these savings directly to our customers. So, talk to your neighbors!

Prices based on an installation in Maui, Hawaii - prices for other locations will be adjusted accordingly.
Prices do not include sales tax.
Prices will be adjusted in the future.
Prices do not include extra costs for unexpected excavation challenges or trenching over 100’.

Super Efficient Power

Maui Wind Turbines

Designed to produce energy in very low winds, Skystream 3.7™ begins producing power in an 8 mph breeze with full output achieved at 29 mph. Skystream may produce 400 kWh per month. That is 40 - 80% of the electrical needs of most homes.  wind turbine info

 

Windward ...
"With so many issues around global warming, I wondered what I could do to impact the environment in a measurable way, besides activities like recycling and installing compact fluorescent light bulbs. I was hoping that something would come along to help a homeowner take advantage of natural wind resources. It’s been a lifetime dream of mine. Until now there was not a technology that made this possible. With Skystream, now it is possible. " - Rena from Illinois

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