Instructables: exploring - workshop - energy - wind - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:31:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:50:46 PDT
Helical Vawt (blades and charge controller) http://www.instructables.com/id/Helical-Vawt-blades-only/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 16:07:53 PDT
Free professional wind turbine blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-professional-wind-turbine-blade/
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Thu, 23 May 2013 08:46:38 PDT
Darrieus Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Darrieus-Wind-Turbine/
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Fri, 10 May 2013 08:39:31 PDT
Dandelion Wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Dandelion-Wind-turbine/
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Fri, 10 May 2013 05:18:42 PDT
Adjustable Ribbon Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Windbelt/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 14:27:06 PDT
A Vertical Wind Generator from Washing Machine Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Vertical-Wind-Generator-from-Washing-Machine-Mot/
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 18:43:05 PST
Clothesline Hangers for Windy Conditions http://www.instructables.com/id/Clothesline-Hangers-for-Windy-Conditions/
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Sat, 10 May 2008 12:12:27 PDT
Dual Stator Smart Drive Wind Turbine (Tutorial) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Drive-Wind-Turbine-Tutorial/
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:55:26 PDT
Smart Drive Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Drive-Wind-Turbine-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SMALL.jpg benmurton This is my smart drive wind turbine, its based round the smart drive alternators out of a smart drive washing machine. It is capable of producing a maximum of 1.6 kw's, most of the parts i found around my house and the blades are carved from wood. all the electronics i made myself so they are simple...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 12:53:31 PDT
DIY Wind-Powered Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Powered-Water-Pump/
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 13:45:09 PDT
vertical wind power http://www.instructables.com/id/vertical-wind-power/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 01:15:14 PDT
How to Build an Educational Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-educational-turbine/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 02:43:49 PST
Build a Savonius VAWT to Make Electricity 2012 Update http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Savonius-VAWT-to-Make-Electricity-2012-Upd/
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 22:09:19 PDT
Vertical Axis Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Axis-Wind-Turbine/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 09:10:32 PST
How to build a wind turbine. http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-25/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 07:08:28 PST
How to build a 'wasp' wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-wasp-wind-turbine/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 02:33:25 PST
The Nozzle/Diffuser wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-NozzleDiffuser-wind-turbine/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 14:20:36 PST
How to- Wind Turbine Made from Scrap Metal... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-wind-Turbine-From-Recycled-Scrap-Me/
How to- Wind Turbine Made from Scrap Metal... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/49A1/GR6ZJMCJ/FT149A1GR6ZJMCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/49A1/GR6ZJMCJ/FT149A1GR6ZJMCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/49A1/GR6ZJMCJ/FT149A1GR6ZJMCJ.SMALL.jpg Pushthatbolder This is my first Instructable so bare with me.This following Instructable is for A Wind Turbine that i Designed and Made out of Salvaged and Recycled MaterialsBecause of the nature of the materials,everybody building them this way will all be different, don't let how i made this turbine affect how y...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 08:16:18 PDT
Small Wind Powered Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Wind-Powered-Generator/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2011 20:47:45 PDT
DIY 1000 watt wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-1000-watt-wind-turbine/
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Fri, 2 Jun 2006 22:33:09 PDT
Wind Lantern: LEDs powered by a vertical axis wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Lantern-LEDs-powered-by-a-vertical-axis-wind/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 13:18:05 PDT
Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-1/
Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/DAIF/GFA3YDUF/FWLDAIFGFA3YDUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/DAIF/GFA3YDUF/FWLDAIFGFA3YDUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/DAIF/GFA3YDUF/FWLDAIFGFA3YDUF.SMALL.jpg 00MrNotWrong00 I'm very interested in freedom,  and anything you do not have to pay for. The wind is free ,  but turbines cost a lot ,  so here is how to build a ten foot diameter wind turbine on the cheap. Your tower needs an anchor Do not under any circumstances dig a hole more than 3 feet deep unless you h...
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Thu, 14 Oct 2010 18:10:49 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
Build a coffee cup model wind charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Coffee-cup-model-wind-charger/
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Wed, 21 Apr 2010 10:19:33 PDT
7 Foot Axial Flux Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Foot-Axial-Flux-Wind-Turbine/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2009 08:44:47 PDT
Instructables Podcast Vol. 2 - Build a Greener Life: mdavis19's Electricity Producing Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Podcast-Vol-2-Build-a-Greener-Lif/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/LD8U/FT7PQLFQ/FSPLD8UFT7PQLFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/LD8U/FT7PQLFQ/FSPLD8UFT7PQLFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/LD8U/FT7PQLFQ/FSPLD8UFT7PQLFQ.SMALL.jpg noahw Part of Instructables' mission is to inspire our community to create and share great projects. We do this though contests, theme months, and challenges that are seasonally appropriate, part of a bigger cultural trend, or simply areas where we want to see more great Instructables. This year we've dec...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2009 14:54:56 PDT
V8 vawt,savonius,vertical axis,windturbine,ametek) http://www.instructables.com/id/V8-vawtsavoniusvertical-axiswindturbineametek/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2008 08:59:23 PDT
S.P.R.E.E. (Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Electron Encapsulator), a Compact, Durable, and Portable Solar Energy Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/SPREE-Solar-Photovoltaic-Renewable-Electron-/
S.P.R.E.E. (Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Electron Encapsulator), a Compact, Durable, and Portable Solar Energy Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/QULL/FJD52E8I/FP4QULLFJD52E8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/QULL/FJD52E8I/FP4QULLFJD52E8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/QULL/FJD52E8I/FP4QULLFJD52E8I.SMALL.jpg charlitron For under $160 you can construct a S.P.R.E.E. to harness clean carbon-free solar electricity to power your portable electronic devices.Project: S.P.R.E.E. (Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Electron Encapsulator), is an experiment in alternative energy and solar generated electricty.The impetus for cons...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2008 00:07:46 PDT