Category Archives: France

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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How to build a Micro Wind Turbine

Clément Joulain has written a manual for building a one metre diameter turbine for 12-V charging using some of my basic ideas but adding some new ones. Available from Amazon in Kindle format “How to build a micro wind turbine” … Continue reading

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Eoliennes, panneaux solaires, comment franchir le pas avec succès !

Solarmad have a new web site in French language Solarmad ont créé un nouveau site web http://www.solarmad-nrj.com/ Eoliennes, panneaux solaires, comment franchir le pas avec succès ! the latest wind turbine from solarmad in Madagascar.

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4200 alternator options

I haven’t built a lot of turbines 4200 mm diameter (14 footers for the North American market). I use 16 magnets the same as the 3600 (12 foot) turbines but put them on a larger disk (450 mm/18 inches) compared … Continue reading

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Source for wind turbine parts/kits in France

“We provide parts, completed sections  or the complete 2.4 metre wind turbine kit for the enthusiast to create your own micro electricity generating station by using the wind as the natural resource.  This can then charge batteries or be used … Continue reading

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