We built a 1000 watt wind turbine to help charge the battery bank that powers our offgrid home. It's a permanent magnet alternator, generating 3 phase ac, rectified to dc, and fed to a charge controller.
Converting wind power into electricity seems like an ideal way of helping to solve our energy problems. This short clip demonstrates three different types of home made electricity generating windmills.
How do I create a complete Rainwater Collection System? The image below shows a complete rainwater collection system. While some of the components shown are absolutely necessary, not all of the components listed are required. Although, all of these compon
DIY Solar Water Heating You can install a solar hot water kit yourself to supplement your existing system and save on energy costs. The system will often pay for itself in several years. I'm going to have solar panals