18th to the 25th August 2019
We will make a wind turbine from scratch to Hugh Piggott’s design.
It is an excellent opportunity for participants to learn a variety of
skills. The turbines we build are ideal for those who are interested
in building their own wind power systems from scratch for just for
Spaces are limited so book early
Course cost €500
7 days Tuition, Lunch and dinner.
For more information and to book a place
Contact: Brian O Callaghan
We taught this workshop near Mangualde in Portugal.
I was pretty shocked when I saw it close up, because the plywood had somehow got shattered at the front. Birch plywood is very strong, but I suppose I was pushing it a bit to use 9mm ply here. It’s not the oldest 2F on Scoraig using that plywood but it definitely taught me something. Always more to learn!
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This 3rd maintenance manual from Windempowerment includes preventative and corrective maintenance according to common issues .
Based on the experience of WE-members from around the world. It takes into account environmental factors influencing maintenance needs, a list of the tools that you need to perform, the maintenance steps, more detailed maintenance procedures, troubleshooting, a check list and finally a crash page with stories of what went wrong at different SWT installation sites.
Free PDF download
(Donations are also welcome.)