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  1. 1989-01-01 Supplying power to many remote locations in the world from central generators using customary distribution methods is either economically unfeasible or will be many years in coming. Power, where desirable, will therefore need to be generated locally. Various commercial machinery is marketed, but...
  2. 1977-01-01 Construction details for a low cost windmill are presented. The windmill produces one horsepower in a wind of 6.4 miles/sec (14.3 mph), or two horsepower in a wind of 8.1 miles/sec (18.0 mph). The windmill uses the rear axle and differential of a small car. Other parts are made from sheetmetal,...
  3. 1984-01-01 The sun is the original source of wind energy. Sunlight warms the sea, land, and mountains at different rates. This creates inequalities in the temperature of the earth's atmosphere. These thermal imbalances produce air in motion--or wind. Wind machines capture the energy of the wind and convert...