Category Archives: ferrite magnets

Scoraig wind turbine workshop 2015

We built a 2F machine last week here at Scoraig.  There were 6 guys in the crew plus me. Ghalib, Hugh, Brian, Svend, Brian, Laurence and Lukas. Some photos of the sunny week.   Thanks to the guys for sharing photos…. … Continue reading

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Some video of my presentation

Here is footage from the presentation I made for the Windempowerment Conference in Athens last month. Actually this is a backup that was not used at the conference as I was able to make the same presentation live (and said … Continue reading

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Ferrite magnet wind turbine plans books printed out

2F Wind Turbine Construction Manual My new plans for making a 2 metre diameter wind turbine using the more durable ferrite magnets are now available in hard copy form by post from me. It’s the same as the ebook version … Continue reading

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Build a wind turbine Austria 6-10th September

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ebook plans for 2F turbine now finally published

Over the last couple of years I have been building some ferrite magnet alternators.  This is partly due to the sharp increase in neo magnet pricing a few years back and also the problems I have seen with neo magnets … Continue reading

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Big alternator for sale in Canada

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ALTERNATOR IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR SALE.  CHARLES HAS DECIDED TO USE IT, AFTER ALL.  (Hugh, January 2014) Charles Haynes has built a large ferrite alternator for a project that no longer needs it.  The alternator … Continue reading

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photos of workshop course in Denmark May 2013

Date: 20-24th May 2013 Organised by and located at the  Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy, Kammersgaardsvej 16,  Sdr. Ydby, DK-7760 Hurup Thy, Denmark Participants: 15  people Project: 3 metre 48-V machine with ferrite magnets (3F design)

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photos of workshop course Scoraig April 2013

date: 20-27 APRIL Location: Scoraig 4 participants built a 2 metre ferrite turbine (2F) for 24-v battery charging.  Also balanced and fitted some 3 metre blades to last year’s 3 metre ferrite turbine. Photo sequence is a bit random sorry. … Continue reading

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Video of Scoraig Workshop 2012

Jonathan Schreiber sent me this video he made about when he came to my workshop last year.  Somehow he also manages to be in the video too 🙂 Jonathan also has a blog here. I will be teaching at more … Continue reading

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Workshop in Leitrim with Eirbyte

Here are some photos and a video of the workshop.  We built a 4200 recipe machine with 48-V battery charging output and a new design of 2 metre, 24-V turbine with ferrite magnets.  

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