1. OldeSparky

    Wind turbine

    Hello Peeps, Advice please. A customer has a 10kw wind turbine, this is configured as split phase. He's had to install 3 phase but the company that put the turbine in only installed a 3 core swa to the turbine, whoops. This normally would be ok but the control gear requires a neutral. The plan...
  2. D

    Why, on a given turbine, a smaller generator would generate less output?

    Hello everyone, I am a mechanical engineer with litle knowledge about electrical so I need advice from people knowing about electrical system. Having a wind turbine that I am testing at the moment, I first placed a big generator (PMG 500kW 690V @ 300RPM - 18000Nm) behind it and it could...
  3. W

    New career as a Wind turbine technician

    I have just been accepted on a Wind turbine technician course at a local college. The job really appeals to me but I don't have a background in electrical engineering and have no qualifications in Maths or Physics. My question is - is an electrical background / Maths & Physics essential or they...
  4. K

    Wind Turbine Technician

    Hello I have been messages on linkin regarding a job with a big turbine company, at first didn't think much of it but been looking into it and it doesn't look so bad. Just wondered if anyone has experience in this field seen a few bits on forums but they date back 5 years or so Thanks Ash...
  5. H

    Fiery turbine

  6. B

    Industrial Wind Turbine Technician

    Hi guys, My first post so go easy on me. I am looking for anyone who is or has been employed by EDF ER as a wind turbine technician or junior technician. I have been invited for an interview and am really keen on the switch but would like to know what they are like to work for? The salary...
  7. M

    VENI VIDI VICI - Marosz's TURBINE ( small /big pipe = small big wire and electrons )

    FIRST TEST PROTOTYPE MAIN RULE RADIAL FORCES ARE NOT THE SAME BUT MASS M and RADIUS IS THE SAME ? WE NO NEED TO PUSH MASS M OPPOSITE TO MOTION -- we can use only internal forces ( radial forces action without reaction ) PL <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family...
  8. jason121

    Proven Wind Turbine

    Does anyone know anything about these wind turbines. I have one which is off grid and would like to attach it to a on grid inverter, would there be an issue in doing this
  9. jason121

    Wind turbines

    Does anybody know of any suppliers of wind turbines 2.5kw and above.Thanks
  10. C

    Volt drop on wind turbines?

    Is there a noticeable volt drop on the output of wind turbines that would prevent them being situated too far from a dwelling? Reason I ask is that my my parents declined a wind turbine ( to part supply a 3 bed detached house) as they were told that it would have to be located adjacent to the...
  11. J

    Siemens wind turbine commissiong engineer.

    Gentlemen. I currently work for GE as a field engineer. Does anyone work or know someone who has worked with siemens commissiong turbines. What kind of salary and time off etc.. Also if anyone knows anything about field engineers for VFD drives I would appreciate any info. Are they a good co...
  12. C

    Frequency output of wind turbines

    Ok, if electricity in a wind turbine is generated by the wind spinning a coil in a magnet, how does it match the frequency of mains electricity (i.e.50 Hz) when the wind blows faster and slower all the time? Remember, there are no stupid questions, only stupid answers... :) (at least that's...
  13. M

    DIY Wind turbine/ generator

    Don't really know if anyone else has started a thread on here about making your own wind turbine, if not I'll be the first :) I've a log cabin in my garden with a bar, pool table, seating area etc, it currently has an electrical supply. It has light fittings inside, a few sockets ( the most to...
  14. K

    Linking wind turbine to multiple home circuits

    -- This is my first post, so introductions may be in order. My name is Pete. I work for a small wind energy company primarily as a site finder. I am not an electrician, but might be in the future.. that's a different story -- I am looking to source some sort of a smart device [or...
  15. C

    Best DIY product to build solar panel and wind turbine in home

    Hello friends i want to know about the best Do it yourself product to build solar panel or wind turbine available in market. I have heard about Home Made Energy and Power 4 Home Does they are good and worth the value?
  16. T

    Domestic just looking for some help with a vertical axis wind turbine motor

    hi guys,im in college and with my free time i try and make green energy kind of things while learning how they work,may come in useful for a project down the line, anyway i have a motor which i was going to connect to a vertical axis wind turbine but my question is will the motor work as its...
  17. L

    5kw wind turbine

    Hi, I'm thinking about getting a 5KW wind turbine, I have 1.5 acre garden but the nearest house is 95meters away. Does anyone know what councils need for a minimum distance as a rule? The average wind speed in my area is 7.2 which is very good for turbines apparently. Anyone in the turbine...
  18. SolarCity

    Wind Turbines

    Does anyone on this forum also install wind turbines? Do you get much work from it?
  19. M

    Wind turbine

    http://touch.dailymotion.com/video/xmvopc They say they are meant to shut down if wind is to high, how do they do this?
  20. T

    pv and wind turbine

    Hi Guys Did an install for a company yesterday, 18 x 200 watt panels with an omnic-4k-tl inverter wired in 2 strings, pretty much south facing. Got a call today as the inverter keeps cutting out. There is also a wind turbine onsite feeding into the same board (cant remember the power of the...