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Instructables user brokengun wrties:

This instructable documents the process of my single rotor wind turbine. It is built with inspiration from Hugh Piggot and the folks at Otherpower.com. This is my first attempt at building a wind turbine, and I will try to include the mistakes I’ve made along the way so that other first-time builders can avoid them! Since this entire project has a budget of just about $1000, it is meant to be able to be completed by both newcomers to wind energy as well as those who don’t have a lot of money to throw around. I also tried to use as much recycled material as possible, so a large portion of this turbine is made from a junked car and metal that was going to be thrown out by fabricators.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern is director of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site: sternlab.org


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_7ZZUZ3ZMIZ4DQLVJOR5GQDRZ5A Ramz

    Hey I’m Mohammed from  India, have been working to design a wind turbine ((alternator), searched every, but not sure how to wire a coil, I don’t wana giveup,  please forward me your email I will send an email of the rotor which I have made, it’s been a year yet no progress, I tried all the possibe ways to make such type of alternator(the one which you have made), I’m not getting any results, and have come to a conclusion that I need someone who can guide me on this,,,,,,,Please Help( my email: ramzbis@yahoo.com

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_7ZZUZ3ZMIZ4DQLVJOR5GQDRZ5A Ramz

    Hey I’m Mohammed from  India, have been working to design a wind turbine ((alternator), searched every, but not sure how to wire a coil, I don’t wana giveup,  please forward me your email I will send an email of the rotor which I have made, it’s been a year yet no progress, I tried all the possibe ways to make such type of alternator(the one which you have made), I’m not getting any results, and have come to a conclusion that I need someone who can guide me on this,,,,,,,Please Help( my email: ramzbis@yahoo.com

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