Category Archives: Notices

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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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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“Build a small wind turbine” workshop in Greece

23-31st August: “Build a small wind turbine” construction workshop in Nea Makri, Greece Kostas knows what he is talking about so this should be good.  more details…WindTurbineCourseAug2014

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Upcoming homebrew wind workshops by others

I won’t be offering any more workshops this year but if you are interested in next year on Scoraig then get in touch for details later.  Meantime there are some interesting events by friends and colleagues that deserve a mention … Continue reading

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Survey of locally manufactured small wind turbines

Message from Kostas at NTUA This survey is addressed to users, constructors and designers of locally manufactured small wind turbines (SWT) and it is part of the work conducted in the Electrical Energy systems laboratory of the National Technical University … Continue reading

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Another workshop course in Ireland soon

for more information see this link    

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Turbike.org

Turbike.org documents the progress of Sean Callagy‘s pedal powered alternator project in Ireland. Anyone who is trying to build a pedal powered generator should find this site interesting. The project is based on an alternator that we built with Eirbyte … Continue reading

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Workshop Course on Scoraig in May

WHAT A hands-on wind turbine building workshop with Hugh Piggott.  These courses have been held since 2001, with small groups around 5-8 people building a wind turbine over a period of six days and testing it.  Activities include carving blades … Continue reading

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Next year in Washington state

I’ll be teaching a “Homebuilt Wind Turbines” workshop course for Solar energy International on Guemes Island WA next October 15-20th 2012. This will be the sixth event of this name.  You can find some photo diaries and videos of previous … Continue reading

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Ampair require 3-5 engineering apprentices

JOB VACANCY Ampair is recruiting 3-5 apprentices to join an expanding renewable energy manufacturing business. This role is as electromechanical production engineering apprentice manufacturing components and assemblies for small to medium sized wind & hydro turbine systems, and electrical equipment. … Continue reading

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