Missouri Wind and Solar - Wind Power Experts since 2008


1200 Watt Diversion Dump Load (4 Resistor Bank)

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This divert load resistor is for use to divert the excess power being generated when your wind turbine generator batteries are full and can be ran at 100% duty cycle due to the quality rib wound design. It can also be used with a solar array in diversion mode.

Diversion dump loads are very important to have with a wind turbine to keep it from free spinning. The unit can be used alone to provide free heat as well by hooking your solar panels directly to it. For an alternative dump load see our DC water heating elements to get FREE hot water from solar, hydroelectric, or wind power. The divert load comes completely assembled for easy installation.

You need to divert the excess power being generated to a load so your wind turbine generators will NOT go into high speed freewheeling in heavy winds.

Note: These resistors can get very hot and will put off FREE heat. They can be moved outdoors in a metal enclosure or under an awning or roof. Please choose your voltage before adding to cart.

Mounted on a steel back plate, our resistor bank is fully assembled in our store in Seymour, MO. Steel mesh cover for safety.


  • (approx.) 11.5 x 8 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches (29.21 cm x 21.59 cm x 8.25 cm)

 12 Volt Specifications
24 Volt Specifications
48 Volt Specifications
Voltage12 Volts24 Volts48 Volts
Amperage80 Amps50 Amps26 Amps
Wattage1200 Watts1200 Watts1250 Watts

What is a Dump Load?

Watch the video below on why you need a dump load, especially for a wind turbine.

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