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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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Hands on workshop in Costa Rica

Ian Woofenden has decades of experience living off-grid and teaching workshops. Renewable Energy for the Developing World  Costa Rica – April 2-10, 2016 This workshop provides an introduction to all the major renewable energy technologies with a focus on designing and … Continue reading

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Build your own windmill workshop course on Scoraig April 23rd 2016

I am planning to hold a course here on Scoraig in April.  We’ll build and test a wind turbine as usual.  Accommodation is provided from Saturday 23rd to Saturday 30th April 2016.  These will be the arrival and departure days.  The … Continue reading

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V3 Power – parts and turbines for sale – job opportunity too

V3 Power have been teaching courses around the UK and beyond for many years and also offer wind turbine parts and even complete machines for sale. Job opportunity with V3 Power We are looking for someone to join our cooperative! We … Continue reading

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Workshop stories

Here are three stories of recent workshop courses using my designs.  Click on the photos or the country names to find the stories. One is in Germany, led by Jonathan Schrieber   The next is in Greece, led by Kostas … Continue reading

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