A simple concept turned vision. In this case, an old water pumping windmill has now been repurposed and recycled into a renewable energy resource. Carlos Fernandez-Bueno started on a journey to repurpose a windmill on his property in Dickerson, Maryland to produce electricity. He started out by dissecting the old windmill and tinkering with it like he did his Erector sets as a young boy. 50+ years later, with a little production help and many hours of studious trial and error, he had his first conversion prototype. Between 2008 and 2009, he patented multiple assembly prototypes and the rest, as they say, is history.  
Potomac Wind Energy is family owned and operated. We specialize in wind energy products and solar systems for residential, farm and business use. We test all the products we sell. There are 10 wind turbines and 3 solar systems to view at PWE.  You can view all of these "in action" at our headquarters location. Potomac Wind Energy prides itself on providing customers with personal service at the lowest price. We will beat any competitor’s written price quote.
We believe every one of us can produce our own clean, renewable power. Reduce your carbon footprint, your electric bill and save the planet one backyard at time!

We look forward to doing business with you!


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Our Goals

A family-owned business that strongly believes in wind as a viable and affordable energy source for homes, farms, and businesses. 

We aim to:

  • Maintain the highest quality standards for our products
  • Provide the best customer service
  • Assist local government, schools, and businesses learn more about wind energy
  • Assist customers to improve the environment; "One Backyard at a Time!"

President/Owner: Carlos Fernandez-Bueno M.D. (Sr.)
Sales, Installation and Maintenance: Carlos M. Fernandez (Jr.) and Oscar R. Lopez, 
Business Administration and Marketing: Gloria Fernandez-Lopez, Aurelie Fernandez Eggert and Robert Eggert

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Potomac Wind Energy in the News
Poolesville, Md: Hardware store owner wants to put up windmill March/April 2009



Draft Horse to Help Usher in New Energy Era in Southern Maryland


SWAN POINT, Md.- The first residential wind turbine in Southern Maryland will rise where the Potomac River meets Cuckold Creek near Swan Point in Charles County about 60 miles southeast of the nation's capital. 

Powering the Planet: Wind Fans

Constructing the first personal use wind turbine, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson

Energy concerns blow wind plan into county: Couple seeking turbine to generate electricity
"Power outages won't stop this farm; It's wind-powered"
Farmer touts wind power in county"
County to consider wind, solar power permit process" 
Installed by PWE 05/16/2008, see how beautifully this Skystream blends into the majestic Washington, D.C. landscape.  See it in action, see the possibilities!
Visit the U.S. Botanical Garden's Sustainability Living Exhibits!  
Southern Maryland News Papers Online
Wind blows firms profits, consumers green options (Click here)
Friday, June 1, 2007 By Carrie Lovejoy Staff Writer