Savonious Wind Turbine Plans - DIY Wind Generator
This ebook that will be delivered by email in pdf format. It contains two plans on building small 5 Watt 12v DC Savonious - vertical axis wind turbines VAWT.
VAWT have a nuber of advatages over horrizontal machines.
they do not need to be faced into the wind
they do not need complicated slip rings to stop the output wires becoming tangled - lower build cost
they can be mounted at graound level leading to easier maintenance and adjustment
they are generally easier to construct than horrizontal macines
probably the best design for home construction
The first plan uses one or two sturmy acrcher dynohubs. It is illustrated fully with diagrams and includes a list of materials.
The second plan that is in the public domain is in full colour and includes information on how to build a small unit using a permanent magnet electric motor.
The ebook includes some information about Savonious wind turbines and how to maintain a sturmy archer dynohub. It also includes a source for second hand dynohubs. They are also available on ebay. Total pages 27.