Anyone Can Build a Wind Generator For Home Use Today
If buying a factory manufactured wind turbine is way too expensive for your budget, why not build one yourself. Today, anyone can build a wind generator for home use just with simple low-cost materials that you can easily acquire. In fact, do not be surprised if these home built units can work just in addition as their more expensive siblings.
The idea of building a home wind generator unit probably came about by the fact that commercial models are priced way too high for the average income household. The irony of it all is that these are the families that are trying to save money on everyday necessities, including electricity.
Building one working unit yourself is indeed much more affordable. By cleverly using different items in place of the space age materials used in factory produced models, a home built wind generator can easily cost thousands of dollars lesser; a typical system can be built for less than $300!
The propeller blades can be easily constructed using PVC pipes. These are strong and easy to work with, making them perfect for this DIY project. The light weight characterize of the PVC also makes it a good choice to make energy efficient wind generators blades. Plus, they are quite cheap too!
Other than the attractive cost factor, you do not need to be an engineer to be able to build a wind generator for your home. All it takes are some simple hand tools and the basic ability to follow technical instructions to construct the device.
already if you are not technically trained, there are various instruction guides out there that are designed and written in easy to understand steps. I recommend you get these if you are not comfortable with technical terms and/or instructions.
You should be able to complete your DIY project in just a associate of weekends. And from then on, this cheap and simple device would be churning out free electricity day and night as long as there is wind blowing.