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Windicity.com – My experience of establishing a wind turbine company

Windicity.com – My experience of establishing a wind turbine company
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SKU windicity/000/20
Author Adam Kinghorn
Binding ebook - pdf - 52 pages
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Publisher Windicity Ltd
Published date 2008
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Description of the ebook by the author

“Windicity – my experience of establishing a wind turbine” business book contains 52 pages of text, over 13,000 words of content, numerous pictures and diagrams. The contents of the book cover a huge amount of the elements you need to consider when starting a wind turbine business. The full list of areas covered are as below:

Potential issues. Positives and negatives
Business creation and planning – Page 11
Company branding. Company formation. Sole trader. Private Limited Company. Creating a limited company. Online presence. General online links. Training
Introduction to wind turbines – Page 19
Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine. Vertical Axis Wind Turbine. How do they work? Locating a wind turbine. Good and bad sites. How much power can be produced? Are wind turbines a good investment? Suppliers – Page 28
Contacting suppliers. Shipping terms. Samples. Choosing your product. Transferring money. Trusting suppliers.
Supplier feedback – Page 32
World wind turbine Factory. AAB Asia Alliance Base. Shanghai Aeolus Wind Tech Co. Ltd (SAWT). Aerowind Systems Ltd. SinoStar (Duxlite). General products.
Sample product – Page 40
Packaging. Build quality. Electrics. Regulator. Installation. General turbine pictures. Testing the turbine. High winds. Public opinion.
Conclusions – Page 50
Index – Page 52

An extract form the book

Windicity.com – As wind turbines are a specialist product I believed that most owners would not be familiar or initially feel too comfortable about the product. This meant that before the actual sale of the turbine income could be generated by offering site surveys to establish if a turbine was feasible, followed by the actual sale and then the installation. There was also the potential for after sales service such as selling extended warranties, either with or without an annual service and inspections, and potentially repairs.

The combination of these potential products gives a wind turbine company a really good chance of long term success. It also enables a business to potentially develop its cash flow position fairly well with income initially being earned from the site surveys, which would not require much capital outlay, and then developing to product supply where goods would potentially be initially sold before supply. The sale of extended warranties would act as a good way to increase the product sale, whilst increasing customer confidence and servicing and repairs would provide a long term income stream.

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