Off Grid Renewable Energy Solar Wind Setup Part2

May 29, 2011 by  
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We have 2 Evergreen Solar panels 180 watts each, Tristar 60Amp Controller, 2, 400 watt Air-x wind generators, about 8 marine deep cycle batteries from walmart now. A 250A DC breakerbox from Midnight Solar, Xantrex DR-2412 2400Watt Inverter, and a Reliance transfer switch. So far the system has cost about 00 with everything overbuilt to be upgradeable with more solar panels as soon as we get some more funding! More videos soon lots has changed since winter has set in.

STIRLING ENGINE SOLAR POWER PARABOLIC MIRROR ELECTRIC GENERATOR

May 26, 2011 by  
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www.greenpowerscience.com This is a larger Stirling engine that has a 12v DC Permanent Magnet motor operating fixed as the flywheel bearing. It produces 15 Volt max with NO LOAD. This setup as is produces about 15 watts. The heat sink is a water cooled tank that is a bit short for the displacement piston but does work. I will be adding some heat sinks soon and testing it with the 56 inch dish and a Fresnel Lens. The motor/generator has an additional pulley that the other engine I have may be tied to. The water can be fed continuously or as a tank.

Off Grid Renewable Energy Solar Wind Setup Part1

May 25, 2011 by  
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We have 2 Evergreen Solar panels 180 watts each, Tristar 60Amp Controller, 2, 400 watt Air-x wind generators, about 8 marine deep cycle batteries from walmart now. A 250A DC breakerbox from Midnight Solar, Xantrex DR-2412 2400Watt Inverter, and a Reliance transfer switch. So far the system has cost about 00 with everything overbuilt to be upgradeable with more solar panels as soon as we get some more funding! More videos soon lots has changed since winter has set in.

Solar Energy Concentrator

May 24, 2011 by  
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Purchase: hilaroad.com This video demonstrates how solar energy can be focused with a curved mirror. Once focused this energy can be used to cook food, sterilize water even create electricity. Includes an explanation of Energy, Power, Joules, Watts. Examples of radiant, heat, chemical and kinetic energy are given. Includes links to directions for constructing a simple solar concentrator.

Solar Panels – How to Make a Homemade Solar Panel

May 22, 2011 by  
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www.EnergyBrainiac.com – How to Make a Homemade Solar Panel Solar panels, unlike before, are cheap and easy to install with great efficiency. With this advent, you can save big money as well as help save the environment. A DIY kit is available and has an easy to follow instruction with them. What you need is some simple tools and you’re done. Here is your guide to make a homemade solar panel 1. First, you must know the loads of your solar panel and the package that is affordable to you. One watt of solar panel module will coast you about and a 200 watts module is around 00. If you need more power, you can connect this to form a collector to produce your desired power needs. Electrical connections are made in series to achieve a desired output voltage and/or in parallel to provide a desired amount of current capability. 2. After selecting the solar panel modules, you need a charge controller which is an important system component that regulates the voltage generated by the solar panel. This will regulate your power and provide protection to the batteries from being over or under-charged. 3. Next, you need a solar inverter this will convert 12 volt DC (direct current) from solar panel to 125 volts AC (alternating current) which will feed your appliances. Some high end inverters combine an inverter, battery charger and dual transfer switch in one package. 4. Batteries are needed if there is no sun or there is a blackout in your area. Typically, lead acid batteries are

Homemade Wind Turbine – POC

May 18, 2011 by  
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Here is a proof of concept that I did for a Wind Turbine and Solar charging system connected to a charge controller system. The solar panel is simply two small 5w panels wired in parallel to get 10w of power. The wind turbine is a custom built housing with a small PMA motor connected to 24in blades. The turbine puts out about 100 150 watts on average; however I will likely need to use some type of 2:1 gear setup with more blades to get more efficiency from the motor.

Energy from the Wind

May 17, 2011 by  
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Purchase: hilaroad.com This video demonstrates how to construct a model windmill and then calculate its power output. Includes discussion of Energy, Work, Power, Joules and Watts.

Solar And Wind Update In Southern Virginia More Power VIARLOCITY

May 16, 2011 by  
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I finally Got My system done for a while I am self Sustained In wind and solar Power with 8 Kyocera Solar Panels 135 watt 12 volt in series to make 24 Volt PLUS 2 UL-Solar /Solartech 125 Watt Panels !! also 6 27 Series AGM 90 Amp Hour Batteries 12 wired in series Parallel I have MorningStar TS-60 MPPT Charge Controller also a Missouri wind & Solar All In One wind Charge Controller And Bogart Trimetric 2025A Battery Monitor and OutBack GTFX 2524 Im In Heaven I now have A Total of 1.330 Kilowatts Of Solar / PV And 500 Watts Of wind Power Altogether That is 1.830 Kilowatts of Photovotiac Power / Solar & Wind

Windmax vs. car PMA Wind Turbines

May 16, 2011 by  
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A look at the Windmax HY400 power performance as compared to a plastic sword bladed car PMA system. Note: Not ONE of the car PMA turbine suppliers has posted a video proving their power claims. That should tell you something. If you do buy from them, use Paypal, otherwise you can kiss your money goodbye.

Small Wind Turbine Performance Comparisons – Reality Check

May 14, 2011 by  
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Compares the Real World Watts of installed small wind turbines. Windynation Windtura 750, Windmax HY400, and car PMA units are featured. Make sure your supplier can prove their numbers. Do not just take their word for it. Windblue is the only credible car PMA based turbine supplier I have found. Most of the others just use hype and BS hoping you’re too stupid to realize what’s going on. Don’t fall for it. Another trick to watch out for are those bashing Chinese turbines or PMAs, when in fact, theses have proven to be far better performers than ones based on Delco alternators that are gutted and juice-up by guys hoping to make a quick buck on worth of parts. This is always coupled with a promise of incredible power “potential.” Again, don’t fall for it. I have no association with any supplier. I’m an independent Engineering consultant.

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