This is a project to develop and build open source energy monitoring and analysis tools for energy efficiency and distributed renewable microgeneration. Following the principles of the Free Software Movement the software source code and hardware designs are available at no cost to everyone under the GNU General Public Licence.
A closer look at how the parts and pieces of a typical wind turbine work together to produce electricity out of thin air.
Wind turbines do work but only when installed properly in an appropriate location.
Britain’s energy savings trust finds small wind turbines perform poorly in tests.
A review by Paul Gipe
Our build your own wind turbine workshop in Ballinamore on the 19th of October is starting to fill up so if you don’t want to miss it book now.