Wales is constantly on the move with free energy – it’s a windy country.
We’re using a small wind turbine to power the lights around the Welsh Water Discovery Centre. It is a Marlec Rutland 913.
You could use this in your house?
On a windy day this generates up to 72 watts of power.
What happens if it’s not windy?
Power is stored in a 12 volt battery.
Are you interested in having a small scale wind turbine to help power your home, school, college or business?
There are a large number of companies that supply small scale wind turbines. We’re not yet in a position to recommend any in particular.
What about large scale wind turbines?
These are very contentious and we think the Garden is a good venue to come and debate their good and bad points. Let us know if you’d like to either run or attend a debate here by leaving a coment below.