Category Archives: Notices

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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New structure for research and development is launched at WindEmpowerment

Piet has created a procedure for refining and defining research goals and methods in a collaborative environment on the WindEmpowerment website. intro_movie_we from piet Willem Chevalier on Vimeo.

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Heat pump book

John Cantor has been around heat pumps a while, so what he has to say is going to be worth looking at if you want to understand the subject. Heat Pumps for the Home. Author John Cantor Illustrator Gavin Harper … Continue reading

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Curso de Fabricación de Aerogeneradores de Baja Potencia

500rpm in Argentina are running a course for wind turbine construction Download pdf http://www.500rpm.org/detalle_noticia_rpm.php?ID=233

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A vacancy at I Love Windpower – Tanzania

There is a vacancy at I Love Windpower – Tanzania for a student (M.Sc. internship) on the subject of developing a wind map of Tanzania. As long as no suitable candidate has been found, the vacancy will be open. Establishing … Continue reading

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WindEmpowerment

Following the conference in Dakar in February, an association called WindEmpowerment has been set up. Mission WindEmpowerment supports the development of locally built wind turbines for sustainable rural electrification. This is achieved by strengthening the capacity of its members through: … Continue reading

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WindAid Volunteer programmes in Peru

WindAid is a non-profit social responsibility organisation based in Trujillo, Peru and we run environmental development projects building wind turbines for communities in Peru without access to electricity. The dates for our upcoming programmes are: ·  FULL!!! 18th July – … Continue reading

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