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Wind Turbine Construction Workshop @ Glücksburg (DE) 2017 – Review

For the third time we organized a hands-on wind turbine construction course at Artefact Glücksburg, again for american students of the DIS exchange program.

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Windrad selbst gebaut – Workshop BoKu Wien

Eine besondere erste Semesterwoche gab es im Oktober 2016 an der BoKu Wien: Jonathan Schreiber von PureSelfMade gab einen Windrad-Selbstbauworkshop. 15 Studierende fertigten ein funktionsfähiges Kleinwindrad komplett im Eigenbau. Zum Einsatz kam das bewährte Windrad-Design von Hugh Piggott.

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.

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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.