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July 29, 2014 AT 4:30 am

Make A Vertical Wind Turbine For Under $100

Make a vertical wind turbine for under $100. by Jeff Berezin via youtube

Notable is that this cost less than $100 in materials so far and that the largest part of this turbine is recycled materials (the PVC drums previously held Balsamic Vinegar from Italy).

Also, this turns well in a very light wind.

Axle: 3 inch PVC piping from Home Depot
Bearings: 5 inch lazy suzan from Lowes.

Part 2 will cover power generation and connection to the battery bank.

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