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Off-grid Systems for Remote Locations -- Smithers, BC Canada July 2014

July, 2014
Exact dates TBD
Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
Cost: CAD$5000




This is NOT the usual renewable energy training seminar!


Midwest Renewable Energy Association, Wisconsin, 2008

Pictured above is a beautiful sunset (I shot the picture from the window of our van while driving).  Look carefully and you can see Mick Sagrillo's 3 wind turbines (where we put on this work shop) and then a utility wind farm in the very back ground.  Wisconsin is beautiful.

The Evergreen Institute, Gerald, Missouri, 2009

Last week DanF, George, Scotty, and I all went out to the Evergreen Institute in MO to teach a 6 day workshop on how to build a wind turbine.  This is one of the latest projects Dan Chiras is taking on ~ to provide a forum for workshops on sustainable living and renewable energy.  It's a beautiful piece of land with a large classroom building, a nice house with a downstairs apartment, a big barn to work in ~ a pond, and 50 acres to hike around on.  It's located just outside of Gerald MO.

Midwest Renewable Energy Association, Wisconsin, 2006

Homebrew Wind Turbine Construction Seminar, 2006

or, "How to turn metal, wood, engineers, wind and chaos into electricity"


Large Vestas wind turbine on the door peninsula
A 660 kW Vestas wind turbine on the Door Peninsula, Wisconsin


Blogs from past renewable energy seminars

Check out some of our blogs from a selection of our past seminars with the links at left, and get an idea of how intensive these hands-on workshops are!

Adventures in Renewable Energy Consulting: Set Net Point and Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua

We got to visit a place that few people ever see -- Set Net, Nicaragua, on the Caribbean coast north of Pearl Lagoon. No cars, no stores, no restaurants, no motels. A self-sufficient subsistance fishing town. Their Blue Energy wind turbine had a breakdown, so we went up to fetch it back to the Inatech shop in Bluefields. 100 miles each way in a panga!

Some houses on the Bluefields waterfront, which also shows why you don't drink the water down here.

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