However, some places would actually lose money if they installed a small-scale turbine on their property.
Simon Green, the EST's head of business development, said: "Because the turbines are seen as a new, emerging technology, there has been very little proper monitoring and performance assessment."
"The fundamental conclusion is location, location, location," he added.
The two-year investigation involved the monitoring of turbines in 57 locations from the south-west of England to the Orkney Islands.
Meanwhile, the government recently gave its backing to a new competition to find the most energy efficient public building.
Click here to run an energy price comparison, and see if you could be paying less for your gas and electricity.