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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.

Kragten 2-bladed 1.8W windmill with no iron in the coils

Here is another design document available free from Adriann Kragten.  He wrote to me: “Recently I have written report KD 664 which can be copied for free from my website: www.kdwindturbines.nl at the menu KD-reports. The title of this report … Continue reading

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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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