Apr 23, 2013


Teaching Malawian students how to build small scale wind turbines.


After successfully building a 240 mm diameter wind turbine in my back garden here in Malosa to see if it was possible to build a wind turbine Hugh Piggot style in Malawi, and after running this windmill for about 4 months to find out if it was worth the effort, I am ready for the next step:
Teaching Malawian students how to built and use small scale wind turbines.
 This Month I started teaching at Mikolongwe DAPP Vocational School in Chiradzulu. We plan to construct a 300 mm diameter Hugh Piggot style wind turbine with 22 students from DAPP.  The course will be given in the coming two months as a pilot project.  After this period hopefully making wind turbines  will be part of daily life at Mikolongwe.

Also see I-love-windpower Malawi