Instructables: exploring - workshop - energy - electricity - power http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:53:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Efficient DIY wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-DIY-wind-turbine/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 06:57:10 PDT
Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade Free Electricity Free Green Power Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Free-Energy-Generator-Homemade-Free-Electric/
Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade Free Electricity Free Green Power Energy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/30CT/I8J9UKH4/FDB30CTI8J9UKH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/30CT/I8J9UKH4/FDB30CTI8J9UKH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/30CT/I8J9UKH4/FDB30CTI8J9UKH4.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Solar Free Energy very simple with:Mini solar panel 4 watt or 6 watt ( about 5 or 10 USD very lot on EBay ), Protector Batteries Module.TP4056 1A Li-Ion Battery Charging Module ( 1Ampe for 3 cells or 700mA for 2 cells )Batteries 18650 and Box ( 2 or 3 cells per box )Led super light 3watt ( x 1, 3 or...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:20:58 PDT
Enjoy a nice cup of kite powered tea http://www.instructables.com/id/Enjoy-a-nice-cup-of-kite-powered-tea/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 17:35:53 PDT
L.F.T.R. the New age of Nuclear http://www.instructables.com/id/LFTR-the-New-age-of-Nuclear/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:07:30 PST
downspout generator http://www.instructables.com/id/downspout-generator/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:12:42 PST
Solar and Uninterrupted Power Supply UPS DIY Free Energy Generator Homemade Electricity Battery Backup http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-and-Uninterrupted-Power-Supply-UPS-DIY-Free-/
Solar and Uninterrupted Power Supply UPS DIY Free Energy Generator Homemade Electricity Battery Backup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XW9/I5MD3PXM/FBQ5XW9I5MD3PXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XW9/I5MD3PXM/FBQ5XW9I5MD3PXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XW9/I5MD3PXM/FBQ5XW9I5MD3PXM.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 An uninterruptible power supply, also uninterruptible power source, UPS or battery/flywheel backup, is an electrical apparatus that provides emergency power to a load when the input power source, typically mains power, fails. A UPS differs from an auxiliary or emergency power system or standby gener...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:33:35 PST
Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Power-Solar-Free-Energy-Generator-Homemade-f/
Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SMALL.jpg deisejei Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge MobileMaterials: Solar Panel 5 Watt 5 Volt Regulator Board Circuit ( You can DIY or buy from Ebay )Led Light - USB DC line
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:16:57 PST
Convert A PSU Into A Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-A-PSU-Into-A-Bench-Power-Supply/
Convert A PSU Into A Bench Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/C4B1/HZFE1M7Y/F99C4B1HZFE1M7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/C4B1/HZFE1M7Y/F99C4B1HZFE1M7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/C4B1/HZFE1M7Y/F99C4B1HZFE1M7Y.SMALL.jpg bhill12 You see, I've been building projects since I was 12. And now that I'm a little bit older and wiser I've come to notice that battery powered supplies are a hassle and wall wart single voltage series just don't work when powering certain projects. So from a couple of hours of research I have created a...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:32:37 PDT
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Simple Backyard Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Backyard-Wind-Turbine/
Simple Backyard Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/NB9S/HWE9VQAS/FNINB9SHWE9VQAS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/NB9S/HWE9VQAS/FNINB9SHWE9VQAS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/NB9S/HWE9VQAS/FNINB9SHWE9VQAS.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Want to generate your own power? Want to do it easily? Tired of "how to" wind turbine searches that end up not showing you how to actually build one? We are!!!Here is a simple wind turbine that generates over 12 volts. Most of the parts can be bought at a local home improvement store and the other p...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:50:46 PDT
Steam Powered Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Powered-Smart-Phone/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:40:51 PDT
Hydro Power at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Power-at-Home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SMALL.jpg bubal An easy demonstration of a small turbine with a paddled wheel and a DC motor as a dynamo in order to generate electricity with falling water power or with tap water pressure power.
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 06:15:22 PDT
Bike Generator Patio Furniture Made from Recycled Materials w/ Voltage Regulated Battery Charging System http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Generator-Patio-Furniture-Made-from-Recycled-/
Bike Generator Patio Furniture Made from Recycled Materials w/ Voltage Regulated Battery Charging System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VIWN/HGH71Q7L/F52VIWNHGH71Q7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VIWN/HGH71Q7L/F52VIWNHGH71Q7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VIWN/HGH71Q7L/F52VIWNHGH71Q7L.SMALL.jpg KlockworkKevin For this project I refined some of the lessons I've learned building (or trying to build) bike generators in the past in an attempt to build one that was quiet, less obtrusive in our living space, and capable of being used by a bicycle without any modifications or additions to the bicycle. The Table...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 15:39:01 PDT
Adjustable Ribbon Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Windbelt/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 14:27:06 PDT
Thermoelectric USB charger - off grid electricity. http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoelectric-USB-charger/
Thermoelectric USB charger - off grid electricity. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/8SQU/H6MF2TGP/FNK8SQUH6MF2TGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/8SQU/H6MF2TGP/FNK8SQUH6MF2TGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/8SQU/H6MF2TGP/FNK8SQUH6MF2TGP.SMALL.jpg scraptopower This strange looking pan is a device to generate power from a low temperature heat source. By using the seebeck effect, it is able to produce enough electricity to charge a cell phone and other USB devices. The best part about this contraption is that it has no moving parts. The device has a nimh p...
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 09:16:40 PDT
Build a Savonius VAWT to Make Electricity 2012 Update http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Savonius-VAWT-to-Make-Electricity-2012-Upd/
Build a Savonius VAWT to Make Electricity 2012 Update - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/REEV/H0OIVDKF/FOFREEVH0OIVDKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/REEV/H0OIVDKF/FOFREEVH0OIVDKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/REEV/H0OIVDKF/FOFREEVH0OIVDKF.SMALL.jpg bhunter736 Once upon a time, I wrote an instructable on this subject and it has changed my life.  As things have progressed very slowly, to some it may have appeared that I fell off the planet.  To those that know me, it has been a difficult and arduous but rewarding process.  Here , I would like to again shar...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 22:09:19 PDT
How to build a generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-generator/
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 09:25:58 PDT
My Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Vertical-Axis-Wind-Turbine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/Q0CM/GN1I6G78/F96Q0CMGN1I6G78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/Q0CM/GN1I6G78/F96Q0CMGN1I6G78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/Q0CM/GN1I6G78/F96Q0CMGN1I6G78.SMALL.jpg ARJOON This wind turbine was made mostly from a dismantled photocopier including the 2 big motors and gears.  The turbine produces 12Watts at 10-16v normally(wind10-20km). When the wind blows a little bit more(20-25km/h) it can produce over 20watts of electricity. i use it to charge 1 12v car battery of  ...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2011 10:20:08 PDT
My Improvised DC Generator Build http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Improvised-DC-Generator-Build/
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Thu, 9 Sep 2010 03:41:33 PDT
the real $5, web based power and gas meter http://www.instructables.com/id/the-real-5-web-based-power-and-gas-meter/
the real $5, web based power and gas meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/V2P3/G43E48S5/FQ9V2P3G43E48S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/V2P3/G43E48S5/FQ9V2P3G43E48S5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/V2P3/G43E48S5/FQ9V2P3G43E48S5.SMALL.jpg mark.duyvesteyn This instructable is a work in progress, will add more as i have time over the next week or so. In this instructable i will go through the steps i used to make a web based, real time, electricy and gas meter, for about $5.  I saw the google power meter online a while ago and really wanted it, bu...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2010 12:29:38 PST
simple wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-wind-turbine/
simple wind turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/BUNQ/FUPUPCBC/FR7BUNQFUPUPCBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/BUNQ/FUPUPCBC/FR7BUNQFUPUPCBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/BUNQ/FUPUPCBC/FR7BUNQFUPUPCBC.SMALL.jpg knoxarama Knox co. presents the next energy source, the wind turbine. But what makes this different? This instructable will also show you how to make a hanger so it can rotate into the wind, maximizing efficiency. Materials and tools You need: A long, thin piece of wood a working fan a long, thin metal tub...
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Sat, 16 May 2009 15:16:03 PDT
Watts-your-consumption? - Wireless Power Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Watts-your-consumption-Wireless-Power-Meter/
Watts-your-consumption? - Wireless Power Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/I5WE/FTNHEJ6J/FF9I5WEFTNHEJ6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/I5WE/FTNHEJ6J/FF9I5WEFTNHEJ6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/I5WE/FTNHEJ6J/FF9I5WEFTNHEJ6J.SMALL.jpg mcloke74 I've recently become somewhat obsessed with understanding how much electricity our home is using. There are certainly commercial offerings to allow you to monitor the power consumption in your house and there are also award winning kits available but these don't quite cut it for me for a couple of r...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 15:07:38 PDT
How to Save Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Save-Energy-1/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 14:31:30 PDT
How to Save Energy and Money! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Save-Energy-and-Money/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/02N1/FEQHFH9S/FAU02N1FEQHFH9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/02N1/FEQHFH9S/FAU02N1FEQHFH9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/02N1/FEQHFH9S/FAU02N1FEQHFH9S.SMALL.jpg greeenpro Surprisingly simple steps on how to help your bank account and our planet...
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