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Beginners Guide to Solar. This is a simple introduction to help you decide what you need and how to do it.

Beginners Guide to Solar

Firstly there are two different types of set-ups Off Grid and On Grid. If you live remotely and want your own independent power source then you want an Off Grid set-up. If you have a house and are connected to the mains electricity grid then you probably want to use an On Grid set-up, unless you want to use solar to become independent from the grid and have your own power. As the majority of our customers are off grid we will start with that. Off grid set-ups allow you to live remotely whether it’s in a van, boat, or remote house you can generate your own power and live independently. So to start with you want to estimate your power usage and then work out the size of solar system that you might need. Once you have decided on how much power you need then you can spec out the system that you need.

System Voltage So with all of that in mind then you have to decide on all the aspects of your solar set-up. Wind Turbine Permanent Magnet DC Motors - Working Principle. Wind energy, being one of the most important renewable energy sources, and wind turbines, which are necessary for producing wind energy, are very important in today's environmentally aware world.

Wind Turbine Permanent Magnet DC Motors - Working Principle

Below we outline detailed information about generators, with many power options right up to 7 MW, as well as one of the most important components of wind turbines and motors that is used in place of generators in individually made wind turbines. Permanent Magnet DC motors are the most important components that can be used in place of generators. The magnetic fields produced as a result of the spiral movement of the magnet within the component is that which produces electricity.

Why Use a Motor to Generate Electricity? The most important reason is that it is cheaper than electric generators and it also contains many components we utilize in our daily lives. Permanent Magnet DC Motor Types for Generating Electricity Permanent magnet DC motors are divided into two groups. A.) 1.) 2.) 3.) Or; Wind Turbine Permanent Magnet DC Motors - Working Principle. 7th Grader mimics Nature. 13 year old copies Nature to Improve Solar Performance Thirteen year old Aidan Dwyer was walking in the woods in Upstate New York in the winter and noticed a spiral pattern to tree branches.

7th Grader mimics Nature

Aidan realized the tree branches and leaves had a mathematical spiral pattern that could be shown as a fraction. After some research he also realized the mathematical fractions were the same numbers as the Fibonacci sequence. "On the oak tree, the Fibonacci fraction is 2/5, which means that the spiral takes five branches to spiral two times around the trunk to complete one pattern. Permanent magnet GENERATOR/Home made/bench test hand crank. Free power- How to convert a washing machine into a water powered generator. High powered magnets. Permanent Magnet Alternator generator, part 1. Permanent Magnet Alternator generator how to build your own. Northwind-100-general-description. How I built an electricity producing wind turbine.

Several years ago I bought some remote property in Arizona.

How I built an electricity producing wind turbine

I am an astronomer and wanted a place to practice my hobby far away from the sky-wrecking light pollution found near cities of any real size. I found a great piece of property. The problem is, it's so remote that there is no electric service available. That's not really a problem. No electricity equals no light pollution. One thing I noticed right away about my property is that most of the time, the wind is blowing. Let me state up front that I probably won't be able to help you out much if you decide to build your own wind turbine. Since no one seems to be reading the FAQ, I will answer the No. 1 question I get many, many times a day right here up front.

Update: Here is a video of the wind turbine in operation. Update: Here is a video of me assembling and setting up the wind turbine on my remote off-grid property. I started the process of designing my wind turbine by Googling for information on home-built wind turbines. .