The wind behind domestic sales

When Richard Kingston moved to Wicklow from Dublin six years ago, he wanted to buy a wind turbine for his hilltop site.

4th March, 2012
The wind behind domestic sales
Richard Kingston, Kingston Renewable Energy: 'Ireland has the best wind results in Europe bar none'. Photo: Maura Hickey

**What it does:** domestic wind turbines

**Why it works:** "A stand-alone house in the country will use roughly 8,000 units, and that's our target market: a stand-alone dwelling in a rural location with good wind available to it. We will only install where we can ensure a return." *- Richard Kingston, founder*

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