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About hugh

I live off-grid in NW Scotland and have spent my life playing with wind turbines. I also love small hydros. Hands on renewable energy is my thing and I like to learn and to share my experiences.

Nice wind turbine in Croatia

Thanks to Ivan Juretic for these lovely pictures of the wind turbine he built and installed in the mountains of Croatia.  I like the style of the tail stops. They are simple and slick. The 24V system details: 2.4 m … Continue reading

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2F wind turbine features on German TV show

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.

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Workshop in Austria

In Vienna, In German language, With Jonathan Schreiber on 12-14th October and 19-21 October Cost 375€

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Tripalium celebrate ten years of turbine building

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Workshops in Argentina

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 … Continue reading

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My windmill and my house on drone video

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Powerspout documents free to download

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 … Continue reading

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More free design documents from Adriaan Kragten

Adriaan writes Dear Hugh 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 … Continue reading

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Off-grid house for sale

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. Doune Knoydart, Mallaig, PH41 4PL Offers Over £385,000 “No 2 Doune is in … Continue reading

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6-day-workshop for a 2F HP Turbine from 23rd to 38th June in Lörrach, Germany

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

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