ac motor?

 i have an 3 phase motor with high and low voltage 3/4 hp 3450 rpm, voltage being 208,220,440
 first time learning about wind power.Would i be able to use this for wind power generator

frollard7 years ago
AC motors are particularly a bad choice because of their VERY specific requirements to generate power, let alone efficiently.  Also, you require extra components (capacitors) to excite the field coils.
lemonie7 years ago
You'd want big blades and a gearbox, but in theory you could.