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how do i use a savonius wind turbine made from 200w electric scooter motor to charge 12v sla battery? Answered

 the turbine is to charge a battery the battery will the run 2 12v caravan lights in a hut in the woods I am not electronically minded so you need to put the answer into laymans terms please many thanks 


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11 years ago

Think huge.  First problem, getting the whole thing ABOVE the trees.  Second, getting the blades big enough and well supported enough that they will turn the motor under load (do all tests with an incandescent light bulb attached to the motor circuit-you wouldn't think it, but there is a HUGE, MASSIVE, ENORMOUS difference between a generator free spinning and one producing power).