A hands-on wind turbine building workshop with Hugh Piggott.
These courses have been held since 2001,
with small groups around 5-8 people building a wind turbine over a
period of six days and testing it. Activities include carving blades
out of wood. winding and assembling alternators from scratch, arc
welding the steel frame. No previous workshop experience is required.
There is some informal discussion and explanation of the theory behind
the design and wind energy for stand-alone situations. During the week
we shall tour some of the many wind and solar systems on the Scoraig