Wind & solar power outdoor lighting system

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Remember that wind powered street lamp? MAKE reader Lobsterface notes that Panasonic and Matsushita have a similar wind powered lamp, but they use solar and a savonius wind turbine instead a cute propeller – Link.


  • 1000 watt wind turbine – Link.
  • GPS enabled wind chimes – Link.
  • Wind Turbine – wind power for cheap – Link.
  • HOW TO – Build an electricity producing wind turbine – Link.

From the pages of MAKE:
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Wind Powered Generator. MAKE 05 – page 90. With a motor and some piping, it’s suprisingly easy to build this inexpensive, efficient windmill generator. Subscribers–read this article now in your digital edition or get MAKE 05 @ the Maker store.

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