Category Archives: France

New edition of the French recipe book

Tripalium have completed the update of their “Manuel” for wind turbine construction (which is the French translation of my recipe book).  This is much improved on the older 2009 edition, with a lot of new material especially in the areas … Continue reading

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Havoc with 4.2 metre turbines in France

Gilou at Tieole writes from France: This year, we are confronted with a lot of violent wind. And the 4200 model break a lot. This winter, I think 8 wind turbines are broken. A lot of tails have jump and … Continue reading

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Check out the new Eolsenegal site

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Newsletter from Tripalium in France

Tripalium newsflash: goodbye 2013, hello 2014 Tripalium held 17 training courses in 2013. One of the highlights of the year was Hugh’s visit in May followed by the annual meet-up of the thirty odd people who make up Tripalium. A … Continue reading

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Test report for Recipe 3.6 metre turbine

Rapport SEPEN 32.6 – Eolienne autoconstruite Piggot – 1.7 kW – Reseau Above is a link to the full test report in French of a Recipe style 3.6 metre diameter grid connected wind turbine, built by Tripalium. I can understand … Continue reading

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Another successful workshop in France

  More photos here of this workshop by Ti’eole in France.

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nice exploded diagram of 1200 Recipe turbine

Here is an illustration that will be used in the new edition of the French version of my Recipe Book.  It’s the smallest Recipe machine (popular in France) which is only 1.2metres in diameter.  This amazing explosion was created by … Continue reading

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wind turbine service in France

4.2 metre, 24V battery charging machine based on my Recipe book and constructed by a Tripalium workshop in France 2 years earlier. In this video Jay Hudnall of Tieole is conducting a service of the turbine with help from the … Continue reading

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Wind turbine workshop in France 2013

Here is a new video of the workshop I helped Tripalium to run in France.  It’s in French language.  Thanks to Jay Hudnall of Ti’eole for inviting me.  Location is  Lîle near Toulouse  

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photos of workshop course in France May 2013

Date: 13-17 May 2013 Organised by Tripalium and Tieole Participants: 18 new people, 7 from Tripalium and me, Hugh Piggott Location: Lîle, Bordeneuve 31290 Vieillevigne (au bord du canal du midi) Projects: 4.2 metre grid tied, and smaller 2 metre battery … Continue reading

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