Category Archives: Notices

Open source design tool for alternators

I got this from Kostas today: OpenAFPM: An open source software tool for modelling and designing axial flux permanent magnet generators in wind electric systems Update THERE WILL BE A WEBINAR ON 19th April where you can learn how to … Continue reading

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Courses happening in March and April

There are several wind turbine construction courses happening around the world in March and April. The Handy Village Institute is preparing for their third Homebrew Wind Turbine Workshop, with Dan Bartmann as guest instructor, March 19-24, 2018, near Saxapahaw, North … Continue reading

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email contact with me

I have been disturbed to learn that some emails sent to me have not arrived and my provider has not been able to explain or fix the issue yet.  So if you are trying to get in touch and have … Continue reading

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Handy Village Homebrew Workshop, with Dan Bartmann

The Handy Village Institute is preparing for their third Homebrew Wind Turbine Workshop, with Dan Bartmann as guest instructor, March 19-24, 2018, near Saxapahaw. Details and registration information: handyvillage.com. FlyerEddy2018Turbine

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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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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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