DIY Windmills

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005G8VDKM 1.5 kw windmill $500

https://www.ebay.ca/itm/3-Raptor-Generation-4-Gray-Wind-Turbine-Generator-Blades-Hub-Made-in-the-USA/291275763807

 

3-phase-bridge-rectifier$(KGrHqEOKjsE2)lj5cONBNwwKsP8-Q~~1_3

 

more later, maybe some info on wind funnels and kites6a00e0099229e888330120a5cbc4ac970b-320wi 6a00e0099229e888330120a61fd13a970c-500wi 6a00e0099229e888330120a621bba3970c-700wi 6a00e0099229e888330120a6207b3e970c-800wi 6a00e0099229e888330120a62080b0970c-200wi 6a00e0099229e888330120a6216217970c-700wi. basically wind is still cheepest dollar per watt. ( solar is making ground though  seen it going for 28 cents per watt)

windpowerworkshop by hugh piggot is a great starting place the guy pioneered the diy scene.

 

valuable resources

www.otherpower.com

www.redrok.com

freenode or efnet #electronics irc chat or irc.anotherpower.com  #otherpower

 

someone should create a hybrid star delta controller for wind generation that uses one for low speed one for high speed
i remember reading about it from uofa university 10+ years ago andrew knight was the researcher.