Monthly Archives: October 2012

SEI Workshop in the USA

Homebuilt Wind Generators Workshop Guemes Island, Washington • October 15-20, 2012 Instructor: Hugh Piggott, Scoraig Wind Electric, Scoraig, Scotland Support staff: Ian Woofenden, Andy Gladish, Willie McWatters, Etc. Projects:  12 foot diameter 48 volt from Recipe Book with neo magnets. … Continue reading

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3-phase stator wiring question answered

Jeff Croy asked me this common question by email today and he sent a nice sketch of the options so I decided to publish it here. “I am in the process of connecting and soldering the coils for the 3000 … Continue reading

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LDR load control circuit update

Francis Greaves in Ireland sent me this updated diagram of his system that uses two LDR controllers for a heating system plus the over-voltage trip that I designed for him.  More about how to use the LDR controllers from Solar … Continue reading

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Workshop in Germany

Small wind turbine construction for development workers Location: Naturgarten Schoenegge Date: 3rd – 7th October 2012 With Greenstep and Jakob Merk. Here is Jakob during the introductory talk. This is the 3-phase star wiring we used for the stator coils.  … Continue reading

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