I Built a Wind Charger for $400!

In 1972, the author designed and built a wind charger system from a combination of new, scavenged, and hand-made parts to provide supplementary power to his home.

020-035-01
Left: A schematic view of the generator assembly. Right: Illustration of the rotor assembly with propeller, main vane, pilot vane, and spring return.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF