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Author Topic: The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind  (Read 33990 times)
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« on: June 12, 2015, 06:04:43 PM »

Hello all,

If ever a book encapsulated our innate ingenuity coupled with determination then this book is the one.

Having read quite a few treads I gather there are folks out there who have a thing for turbines, those with such inclinations will find this book very interesting, the rest of you have to make do with a simply but compelling story.

What I found fascinating was the story of William Kamkwamba who out of necessity found the means to harness the power of the wind to create electricity for his family. i don't want to give too much away about the book but I found it inspirational, one of those rare books that make you want to do more and appreciate what you have.

This is a book well worth a read, hope you all get the chance to read it one day...enjoy.
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« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2015, 07:47:04 PM »

Thank you Dicer,
                  I will look out for that one. I do love wind turbines. There is something really wholesome and good about getting them up and running properly.
  I have a 2kw x 120volt Chinese affair,with reduced blade size which now gives us a comfortable 1.6kw in a force 8. It was a genuine education getting it tamed and civilised. Grin
   Wind turbine must be addictive, but in the nicest possible way.
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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2015, 07:53:11 PM »

Use 'goggle'.  Lots of pdf downloads
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