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Build a Small Wind Turbine with Kostas Latoufis in Portugal August

One Week Course: Build a Small Wind Turbine with Kostas Latoufis August 21 to 27 2017, Montemor-o-Novo, Alentejo, Portugal The wind turbines built in the workshops are based on the designs of Hugh Piggott, a renewable energy expert living in … Continue reading

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TALLER DE FABRICACIÓN DE AEROGENERADORES Argentina

TALLER DE FABRICACIÓN DE AEROGENERADORES / CÓRDOBA 2017 Evento que se celebrará a la hora, en la fecha y ubicación siguientes: Sábado, 24 de junio de 2017 a las 09:00 – hasta – Domingo, 25 de junio de 2017 a … Continue reading

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Scoraig 2017 wind turbine workshop photos

On this year’s course we built a 2F machine but with 16 magnets instead of the usual 12.  I have a cheap source of these smaller magnets.  The 2F is a “2 metre diameter Ferrite magnet wind turbine” which is … Continue reading

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Still time to get a place on the Scoraig Workshop 15th April

I will be holding a wind turbine building workshop here at my home on Scoraig from 15th-22nd April 2017.   Kostas Latoufis will be helping me this year.  Most of the places are taken but there is just room for one more, … Continue reading

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Wind turbine workshop in North Carolina, USA

Handy Village Institute, 5840 Jewell Road, Graham, NC 27253 are hosting a wind turbine building workshop with Dan Bartmann of Otherpower March 20 – 25, 2017.

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HOMEBREW WIND POWER WORKSHOPS — NORTH CAROLINA, OCT – NOV 2016

Wind Turbine Design and Construction Workshop – October 31 – November 5, 2016 – at the Handy Village Institute, Graham, North Carolina ALSO: Wind Turbine Towers Workshop – November 7 – 12, 2016 – at the Handy Village Institute, Graham, … Continue reading

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21-30th October: “Build a small wind turbine” construction course in Nea Makri, Greece

Kostas is holding another course near Athens in October.  The course will be held in English and it follows the usual pattern – predominantly practical work learning new skills and gaining a deeper understanding of the concepts.  More here

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Workshop story from TU Delft

Here’s a nice concise description of a course run by Tripalium in France using my design. Students from TU Delft Energy Club went to France for a practical workshop. They came back with a working wind turbine that they now want … Continue reading

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Wind turbine workshop in Sweden

Marie-Laure Brunel, a Tripalium trainer with 6 years’ practical experience in the Piggott method, will guide you through all the steps of the crafting process. more here…….

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Hand Built Wind Turbine Courses with V3 Power Co-op

16th-17th April. £225. Organiclea, London 23rd-24th April. £225. Demand Energy Equality workspace, Bristol. 21st-22nd May 2016 – Hand Built Wind Turbine Course – at The Forge, Edinburgh For more information and to book a place visit: http://v3power.co.uk/public-courses/ Get hands-on experience … Continue reading

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