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5 DIY wind turbine projects to remember in 2023

2023 was a busy year at PureSelfMade. I led over 12 Wind Turbine Hands-On Workshop and some smaller projects this year. Here I cover some projects in retrospective.

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.

Wind Turbine Workshop 2017 Review

A small wind turbine built with students of the University of Luxemburg - Hands On and from scratch

Wind turbine course in Chile with 500RPM

I was part of a project in Chilean Patagonia in December 2016. A wind turbine was built with locals and then installed...

Glücksburg wind turbine course 2016

This was the second wind turbine course at artefact Glücksburg. 10 students from the USA were doing the DIS wind power...

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.

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