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Course with Jay of Ti’Eole in France 2016

An international group of 22 Students from the TU Delft (Netherlands) came to the north of France to learn about...

Poland wind turbine project 2016

Supervising an academic project was kind of new to me when Lukasz from Poland asked if I would come around and help him build a wind turbine for his Bachelor’s thesis. Of course, I accepted the invitation and we built a 2F Piggott wind turbine together. I even had time to visit the city of Wroclaw.

Bicycle generator project Freiraumschule Kritzendorf

We attached an old car alternator to a bicycle on a fixed stand. By cycling, electricity is produced. An interesting...

Aachen wind turbine course 2016

In May 2016 I went to Aachen (Germany) to build a Piggott wind turbine with a group of students. The Idea of the project was to enhance theoretical university lessons with a real hands-on experience in renewable energy development.

Scoraig wind turbine course collaboration with Hugh Piggott

Visiting Hugh Piggott on Scoraig became like a tradition over the last few years. This year I supported Hugh as a co teacher at his annual turbine course - a great experience to teach side by side with my former teacher! Since I first got there to learn about small wind turbines, I feel connected to the place and its people.

Maintenance trip to a Proven turbine at Glen Affric National Park

I followed Hugh Piggott on a maintenance job for a Proven wind turbine in Scottish national park Glen Affric. A special adventure...

Luxembourg wind turbine group

Luxembourg wind turbine course 2016 – reviewing a great time

Jonathan from PureSelfMade went on a trip to Luxembourg in March 2016. Project Windmobile, a Wind Empowerment member organization based in Luxembourg has celebrated its 10th Birthday. They pulled off a truly great event, including a conference a DIY wind turbine building course which has been led by Jonathan, together with Luiz Lavado Villa.

Freiraumschule Kritzendorf wind turbine workshop

At this alternative school I led a four day hands-on workshop about wind energy for the kids. We constructed a...

Pictures of the latest DIY Wind Turbine Course near Vienna 2015

It’s fall 2015 and yet another PureSelfMade wind turbine course has been held! A good crew of about 7 guys has...

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