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WindEmpowerment is an association for the development of locally built small wind turbines for sustainable rural electrification.

We want you to contribute to this international knowledge sharing community in the language that you speak. Using Google Translate, you can access all of the content and we invite you to respond in your native language.

¡Bienvenidos!

WindEmpowerment es una asociación para promover y desarrollar la fabricación local de pequeños aerogeneradores para la electrificación rural sostenible.

 Queremos que contribuyas a esta comunidad internacional de intercambio de conocimientos, en tu idioma. Con el uso de Google Translate, puedes acceder a todo el contenido. Te invitamos a responder en tu idioma nativo.

Bienvenue!

WindEmpowerment est une association ayant pour but le développement de la construction locale de petites éoliennes afin de participer à l’électrification rurale durable.

Nous voulons vous faire participer à cette communauté internationale de partage des connaissances dans la langue que vous parlez. En Utilisant un outil comme Google Translate, vous pouvez accéder à tout le contenu et répondre dans votre langue maternelle.


Recent News

Are you interested in having your say about how WindEmpowerment is run? Do you want to know what is going on within the association and what we are planning for the future? If so, we would love you to join … Continue reading

Dear WindEmpowerment Members, Save the date! We are pleased to announce that the second WindEmpowerment conference will be taking place from 3rd-7th November 2014 at the NTUA (National Technical University of Athens) in Greece. We hope you will put this … Continue reading

 Bien…  en estas breves líneas intentare sintetizar mi experiencia de construir un molino de baja potencia, a partir de desechos industriales. Todo comenzó cuando me cruce con un texto que aludía sobre la real importancia de los molinos en la … Continue reading

I am carrying out a survey for Wind Empowerment on the topic of what electronics equipment you use with your systems. The aim of the survey is to build a better understanding of what equipment everyone uses. The results will … Continue reading

Dear WindEmpowerment Members, We are pleased to announce that planning for the second WindEmpowerment conference has begun and we hope to make the event a reality this year. Kostas Latoufis and the NTUA (National Technical University of Athens) have kindly … Continue reading

Rural Electrification Research Group: Activities carried out in 2013 The Rural Electrification Research Group (RURERG) is part of ‘Smart RUE’ (Smart grids Research Unit of the Electrical and Computer Engineering School) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece. … Continue reading

‘Nea Guinea’ collective: Activities carried out in 2013 The “Nea Guinea” collective is a project that began in September of 2009 in Athens-Greece, by placing as a central goal the self-management of some of our basic everyday needs such as … Continue reading

We work in Argentina, a country with electricity deficiencies and an excellent wind resource in most of the regions. In 2013 we have been working in 3 projects: 1)      Technical and rural schools project: since maintenance and long term sustainability … Continue reading

A UN conference about energy access in developing countries was recently held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Wind Empowerment were present at the technology exhibition demonstrating locally manufactured open source wind turbines. The conference was organised to begin discussions about … Continue reading

A wind turbine workshop was recently carried out at Arba Minch University in Ethiopia by Wind Empowerment and V3 Power. A 350W battery charging turbine was built as part of a course with 26 engineering students from a range of … Continue reading