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Saturday February 15 2014
10:00 AM

DIY Energy Weekend

category mayo | sci-tech | event notice author Wednesday January 08, 2014 22:08author by E - Rotorauthor email hellorotor at live dot comauthor address Pollathomais, Erris, Mayoauthor phone 0873635729 Report this post to the editors

A weekend of working on DIY wind turbines and solar panels

15th & 16th February 2014, Pollathomais, Erris, Co. Mayo


The weekend includes:
- Introduction to off-grid systems
- Maintenance on 4.2m wind turbine - (Hugh Piggott design)
- Carving blades for 1.2m wind turbine - (Hugh Piggott design)
- Making DIY solar panels

Cost: 35 (waged) or 25 (unwaged) - includes lunch on both days

For booking email: hellorotor@live.com or phone 0873635729

Related Link: http://www.indymedia.ie/article/102371
author by ruapublication date Sun Jan 12, 2014 17:18Report this post to the editors

Fantastic idea,to get people self sufficient and off the grid...The government have made us dependant on them.

If we strive to be independant the government will worry and will have no use they will be rendered obsolete if we all decide to go this way.
They will worry they will be left behind so will introduce a ''green tax'' so we will yet again be dependant on them for provisions..

Watch out they havent taxed the sun yet they havent found a way to tax wind but they probably will end up doing that if we remain complacent , complaint and take it up the a-hole.

The time has come for us to get up off our asses and get out and protest en masse if the government introduce yet another tax.

I heard about a lot of people getting into this chipping in money together for a well to get off the water grid and so on,if we did this with wind turbines and water and had some solar panels that would mean we no longer have to pay esb or water tax..

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