DIY Renewable Energy Projects

DIY alternator HDD1

DIY alternator HDD1 Once you've built a wind turbine to capture all that free energy from the wind you need to put it to good use. Electricity is a convenient form of energy that can be used to power appliances directly or stored in batteries for use later on. So its no surprise that most wind turbines are connected to an alternator to generate electricity. Take a look at our first attempt at building a low cost DIY alternator using hard drive magnets, recycled copper wire and basic tools.  Read more »