Wind turbine

Wind Turbine Test1

Oct. 27 | Working on a design for a low wind speed turbine. Test 1   var quads_screen_width = document.body.clientWidth; if ( quads_screen_width >= 1140 ) { /* desktop monitors */ document.write(''); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); }if...

How to build a Wind turbine from recycled parts

Aug. 6 | When I pick up a Home Power Magazine, or a Backwoods Home, or a Mother Earth News. I read the letters to the editor and I think, These are my people! This is my tribe—the tribe of folks striving for independence of thought and lifestyle, who are creative...

The War on Renewable Energy

Jun. 26 | The War on Renewable Energy | Jesse Ventura Off The Grid – Ora TV There is so much more to say on this subject it is not funny. We as humans need to be using more renewable Energies to help get rid of our dependency on oil. The Earth is a mess!...

Wimshurst generator in action

Jun. 18 | In a Wimshurst machine, the two insulated discs and their metal sectors rotate in opposite directions passing the crossed metal neutralizer bars and their brushes. An imbalance of charges is induced, amplified, and collected by two pairs of metal combs...

DIY wind turbine beats solar on price

Apr. 8 | You may have heard of William Kamkwamba, the Malawian teenager who built a wind turbine out of spare bicycle parts and scrap metal and wood. His turbine provided electricity in his home for the first time and allowed them to replace smelly, expensive...

Ceiling fan convert

Ceiling Fan to Wind generator conversion demo

Mar. 31 | Slow motors make better generators due to the amount of coils that they have. This Ceiling fan conversion is great for wind turbines. Here is a recycled Ceiling fan being tested for wind turbine use. Me personally I would use N45 to N55 Neodymium Magnets...

Building Wind Turbine Blades

Mar. 24 | How to build wind turbine blades out of 6″ PVC pipe. If done correctly a 4 foot piece of 6″ PVC pipe will create 3 blades.Depending on the angle desired you can drop the tip of the blade toward the center of the PVC more. tools needed Table...

Home Made Wind Turbine

Dec. 28 | Want to build a wind turbine for your home? I have gathered several PDFs for those who want to build there own wind turbines and have links to them at the bottom of this post. They cover all types of wind turbines and issues that you may run in to such...

Super Capacitors Replace Car Battery

Dec. 12 | The technology is here to do away with the lead acid battery. In this video lasersaber has replaced his car battery with an array of super capacitors and runs a few tests. The uses could be limitless. Solar panels could recharge these quicker than battery’s...

PicoTurbine Educational Windmill:PDF

Dec. 8 | The original PicoTurbine Educational Windmill kit is a great way to learn about renewable energy technology. It produces just enough power to light up a small lamp or LED (about 2 volts at 25 milliamps).While it makes for a very cost effective educational...