Solar Panel to Grid Tie Inverter

Posted by on December 24, 2010 at 2:19 pm

Diversion Dump Loads

Posted by on November 27, 2010 at 12:17 pm

What is a divert/dump load? When your batteries are full, you need to divert the excess power being generated to a load so your wind turbines will NOT go into high speed freewheeling in heavy winds. These resistors get very hot and will put off FREE heat.

Brake Switch for Wind Turbines

Posted by on September 7, 2010 at 5:42 pm

  Single Throw Double pole  ON-OFF-ON / 20 AMP @ 110 volts You might want to consider adding a “Stop” switch inline with the output of your generator (see diagram below). A stop switch acts as a brake on the generator slowing it down in high winds or helping to keep it stopped while you […]