Monthly Archives: December 2010

Damage to yaw head in Palestine

This is the tower after a 3 metre diameter (ten foot) turbine jumped off in reported 120 km/h winds in Palestine recently.  The 1.5 inch inner pipe of the yaw bearing has clearly bent.  COMET-ME will be using a larger … Continue reading

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Workshop in Argentina

Esteban van Dam has run a small wind workshop in Buenes Aires, Argentina. also and And a few pics:

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My name is Marek. I from Poland. This is my wind turbine

Photos here

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Using the dump load to warm your toes

For many centuries in Central Asia, a traditional home heating method known as a ‘Sandali’ or ‘Korsi’ has provided families with a warm place to retreat into when the temperatures dropped below freezing. The homes and buildings in this region … Continue reading

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Recipe book translated into Swahili

by Anthony Karomba & Roland Valckenborg “After giving the master class on Hugh Piggott wind turbines in Tanzania, it was recognized by the participants that not everybody is familiar with the English language. During the master class this was not … Continue reading

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