Evance to power america: Leading small wind business continues international expansion

Evance Wind Turbines, a world-leading manufacturer of small wind turbines, today launched its North American programme as it strengthens its international network. Initial partnerships with Aeris Alternative Energy, CB Wind Systems, Talco Electronics and WeKnow Technologies, mean Evance Wind's turbines will be readily available to the world's second biggest small wind market.


In December 2010 the U.S. House approved a one-year extension of the 1603 investment tax credit, in order to further develop renewable energy sources. This will be a significant incentive for those wanting to invest in small wind turbines. Furthermore, many states provide additional funding and grant opportunities.


According to a recent AWEA report (American Wind Energy Association), an estimated 100,000 systems have been installed since 1980. With the re-newed government incentive and an estimated 13 million homes suitable for small wind, the number of installations is expected to rise in 2011.


As the second biggest market for small wind, North America represents a huge opportunity for us" says Kevin Parslow, CEO of Evance Wind Turbines. "Due to our North American programme we have been able to secure relationships with leading resellers across the country including Texas, the state which produces the most wind power and Iowa, where already 20% of electricity is generated from wind."


"Our R9000 is one of the most efficient small wind turbines available on the global market; it was the first 5kW turbine to be MCS accredited in the UK. This has enabled the R9000 to be included on the North American Small Wind Certification Council's pending list - we anticipate full certification this quarter."


The patented state of the art technology is designed to lead the field in reliable performance and offers customers reduced energy costs. The R9000 starts generating energy at low wind speeds and is designed to run at high wind speeds giving owners maximum energy yield.

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