Monthly Archives: August 2010

Another absurd example of urban wind ignorance

I came across this article today: With one turbine up, others may follow There is a lot of comment and discussion underneath the article. What I find striking and alarming is that nobody seems to notice that the tower is … Continue reading

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Cutting out magnet rotor disks – Chris Olsen’s method

Pictures of the setup here.

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Leeds Metropolitan University Volunteering in the Gambia

Constructing a wind turbine to charge batteries in Kartong village, The Gambia March/April 2010 Thanks Anne Schiffer Some nice educational ideas:some scary moments

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Electronic edition of Wind turbine plans

My Wind Turbine Recipe Book is now available in electronic form on Amazon Kindle. As yet, this is only the metric edition but if the project is successful I will also adapt the ‘English units’ (inches) edition for Kindle too. … Continue reading

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Chris Olsen writes on rust prevention

“Hi Hugh, “I remembered just now about a post you made in one of those threads on Fieldlines where you are investigating ways to prevent magnet corrosion. “I have been painting my rotors with a product called Rust Master Primer … Continue reading

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