Monthly Archives: January 2013

Another video of last year’s workshop on Scoraig!

This video has just been published on Youtube.  This time it was by Kern Jamieson, the artist who did the zebra tail vane.  Thanks, Kern!

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Scoraig Wind Turbine Building Workshop April 2013

I am holding a workshop from 20th to 27th April here on Scoraig.  All welcome.  No special skills required.  Accommodation is provided. Saturday 20th is a traveling day and we will meet participants off the Westerbus that leaves Inverness at … Continue reading

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4200 turbine design details from COMET-ME

Noam writes: “We are building new sets of the 4200 turbines. As you know we modified a bit the design of the frame, to suit our needs and expertise. Since we are making quite a few of them and we … Continue reading

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Nice power curve for 4.2 metre turbine

I just got this data from COMET-ME It shows the power output and the rpm speed of a 4200 turbine based on my recipe, except that Noam at COMET-ME uses 20 magnets instead of 16 in the alternator (photos here). … Continue reading

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Public domain charge controller design

Here is a link (updated February with English description) to an electronic circuit project load controller for battery voltage regulation.  It’s by Antonio Cecere, who translated my windmill plans into Italian, and the controller project is also in Italian although … Continue reading

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