Jonathan was on TV with his grid-connected 2F turbine at the Austrian small wind test field in Lichtenegg
You can watch the TV show online here.
Here is the latest wind turbine workshop by 500rpm in Argentina.
Evento que se celebrará a la hora, en la fecha y ubicación siguientes:
Sábado, 25 de agosto de 2018 a las 09:00
– hasta –
Domingo, 26 de agosto de 2018 a las 18:00 (ART)
Maestro M. Lopez esquina Cruz Roja, AVEIT, Córdoba capital
Maestro M. Lopez esquina Cruz Roja
Much of my time these days is spent helping people with microhydro projects. I love it. As well as answering emails and phone-calls, I’ve been spending a lot of time helping with the PowerSpout free document library.
Click the links to view the documents. Then click the download symbol to a the top of the screen to download them.
When planning your system, these ones could help you:
You can estimate your site’s generation potential, and even design the whole system painlessly using the online Advanced Calculator Tool. To get the best out of it please read the Hydro design and calculator manual first.
Lots of guides to off-grid system design:
There are lots more documents in the Index. I hope you find them useful. If you aren’t sure about anything just drop me an email and I will help.
I am 71 years old now and in December 2017 I have ended the commercial activities for my engineering office Kragten Design. But I am still active and my website: www.kdwindturbines.nl will be maintained as long as possible. In the first half year of 2018 I have written five new free public KD-reports. Four of these reports give rotor calculations. At the menu “News” on my website you find a short description of the content of each report. At the top of the menu “KD-reports” there is the folder: “List free public KD-reports” and the folder “Sequence of KD-reports for self-study” which, I think, will be of great help for someone who wants to design a wind turbine.
Thanks Adriaan. This is a wonderful resource for students of wind turbine design. Here is a chart from KD35 showing the relationship between conversion “efficiency” and drag/lift ratio, over a range of tip speed ratios:
My friend Jamie is moving on from his off-grid house so I am posting details. This house is powered by a PowerSpout turbine and a PV array.
Knoydart, Mallaig, PH41 4PL
“No 2 Doune is in a small cluster of houses, one of four private dwellings, overlooking Doune Bay on the Knoydart peninsula. The house is in a spectacular setting, positioned against the hillside and with stunning views over the sheltered bay and the Sound of Sleat to Skye. ” More here.
ERNI e.V., www.erni-kollektiv.org together with the Dieter-Kaltenbach-Stiftung conduct a 6-day-workshop for a 2F HP Turbine from 23rd to 38th June in Lörrach, Germany.
Application is available here: https://www.kaltenbach-stiftung.de/kategorien/vhs-kurse/vhs-werken/2688-bau-einer-kleinwindkraftanlage/
Costs: 400€ for all 6 days