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Old 06-09-2010
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Voltage drop is not important, as the wind generator output voltage will rise to whatever is needed to drive the wattage through your wiring (the open circuit voltage at 20 knots is probably 40 volts). The minimum wire size would be 10 guage, which has an ampacity of 60 amps.
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