02/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

17 States Subsidize Wind At Home, But Is It Worth It?

Buying a small wind turbine to power a home can be costly -- in the range of $12,000 to $70,000 (including installation fees), according to Ron Stimmel, the small wind expert at the American Wind Energy Association.

A number of states offer help. Maine is the latest to dangle small-wind incentives -- offering up to $2,000 in rebates for residents putting turbines near their homes.

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