How to Make a Powerful 1000 Watt Wind Turbine

wind-turbine

Just about every survivalist actively looks for alternatives to traditional energy wherever they come up.

That includes wind.

Almost all of us have seen the giant turbines on a ridgeline or in a wind farm, but the same technology on a smaller scale can be used to create power just about anywhere there is a reliable stiff breeze.

When you consider that just about every old farm had some sort of windmill, you get an idea of how easy it can be to harness the wind.

For most of us, though, purchasing a turbine, even at a moderate size is simply not an option price-wise, not to mention in terms of local ordinances about what you can and cannot have on your property without a permit.

One option that generally passes muster, though, is to build your own.

On the next page, we offer step-by-step instructions on how to get started building your own wind turbine.

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15 Comments

  1. Bill Norman said:

    Why not just use an alternator from a car? Charges batteries just fine.

  2. Anthony Talley said:

    An alternator from a vehicle will serve you well. A 100 amp will be best…

  3. Anthony Talley said:

    An alternator from a vehicle will serve you well. A 100 amp will be best…

  4. Kevin Hughes said:

    Maybe change you page name to “click bait that may or may not be related to actual survival.”

  5. Danny Lamb said:

    Lol, 1000 watts. That is 10 light bulbs at full output….

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