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8 DIY Wind Turbine Plans

8 DIY Wind Turbine Plans Wind turbines are devices that convert kinetic wind driven energy to electrical power or into battery charging power. Homesteaders and preppers alike desire to have an alternative power source for off grid living. Whether you believe the next crisis will result in the power grid being disabled long term and want …

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Difficulties Taking Your Home Off Grid

Difficulties Taking Your Home Off Grid The majority of us are tired of being at the mercy of the big power companies with their outrageous rates and frequent  outages. It is the dream of many to not only take their own homes off the grid  but to actually sell their excess power back to the big corporate company. …

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DIY 1000 Watt Wind Turbine

DIY 1000 Watt Wind Turbine We built a 1000 watt wind turbine to help charge the battery bank that powers our offgrid home. It’s a permanent magnet alternator, generating 3 phase ac, rectified to dc, and fed to a charge controller. The magnets spin with the wind, the coils are fixed, so no brushes or …

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