Home Brew Wind Turbine Workshop - LOCAL RESIDENT DISCOUNT!
Have lived within 50 miles of Saxapahaw, NC for more than 6 months
October 2022 (dates to be determined)
Make a Small Wind Turbine from Scratch
This is an excellent opportunity for participants to learn a variety of skills. The turbines we build are ideal for those who are interested in building their own wind power systems from scratch for fun, to save money, or for generating power in the developing world. Some time will be spent each day in lecture learning about electricity, homebrew wind turbines, wind energy, wind turbine design, towers, wind site assessment, and wind systems.
- Building their own wind turbines
- Working in the wind energy field
- Learning about wind turbine design and construction
The cost of each workshop includes instruction, book (Homebrew Wind Power), and light refreshments. Transportation, meals, and lodging are not included. If you are seeking scholarship support, please indicate this during registration. Bring work clothes and boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, dust mask, pencil or pen and paper, and calculator. Tools to bring, if you have them: tape measure, hammer, battery-powered drill, drill bits, rasp file.