Coming to an Ace Hardware near you – Wind Turbines?

The Honeywell Wind Turbine is coming to Ace Hardware this fall.

The Honeywell Wind Turbine is coming to Ace Hardware this fall.

Start-up EarthTronics plans to begin selling small wind turbines directly to consumers through Ace Hardware stores this fall.

Resembling a giant wheel, the company says the turbine can start generating power with a mere 2 mph wind. The product’s upper limit is 45 miles per hour. It could generate about 2,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year, says Brian Levine, vice president of business development.

The company will call the product Honeywell Wind Turbine under a brand licensing deal with Honeywell. Priced at at $4,500. installation costs are extra and could be as much as $1,500, Levine said. The company is carrying out a training program to train contractors and electricians on installing its product.

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