Staying In Charge—Part II, Wind Generators

Chapter 2 of 5 in the Online Book Alternative Energy For Voyaging Sailboats

Wind – 24 hour power

In recent years, with more people going ‘off-grid’ in yachts, RV’s and remote cabins, micro wind generation has come a long way, largely through the adoption of new materials and technologies such as neodymium permanent magnets. Some of the latest generation of wind turbines can produce really acceptable amounts of output around the clock in the right circumstances. But there are still limitations:


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