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Mills, Books, Propane-Lights-Refrigerators-Ranges,
Heaters, Wood Stoves, Telescopes & much more.
Equipment for Homes, Cabins, Farms, Boats, RV’s,
We have been helping folks use alternative energy sources, save
energy, save money and be more self-reliant for
Orders are placed by phone, fax or mail (no online).
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Historical note: Kansas Wind Power assisted with
the installation of the first wind turbine connected to a Kansas utility
company near Lawrence in 1976.
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13569 214th Road, Holton, Kansas 66436-8138
10 AM to 4 PM Central Time,
Monday - Thursday
picture was taken 1/2 mile away from the Jacobs wind generator located at
Kansas Wind Power. Click on picture for
larger view. Tower is 75
feet high. The blade diameter is 13.5 feet. The very heavy, slow speed,
direct drive generator is rated: 32-40 volts DC, 65 amps. Unit weighs about
550 lbs. © 1978 Kansas Wind Power
12 - 24 - 48 volt
about 1/3 cost
Great for surplus power when batteries are nearly full.
Use one or more of these elements as a diversion load with Xantrex C35, C40,
C60 or TriStar 45, 60 controllers. They fit most standard water heaters with
screw-in elements. An adapter is used for the square flange type element. 150
watt hours will raise 1 gallon of water about 60º. Elements extend about 7"
beyond the 1" male pipe threads on 1.5" hex head.
Order enough elements with a total current draw greater than your charging
system’s maximum output, but no more than 75% maximum amp rating of
The dual 12/24 element has two separate 12 volt, 29 amp, 0.48 Ohm elements. It can be wired
for 29 amps or 58 amps at 14 volts or 29 amps at 28 volts.
12/24 volt Dual 29 amp, 0.48 Ohms 3 lbs
or 2 for
prices - Click on
Home Electric Systems
for on or off grid
Make your own home electricity with
alternative energy Wind Generators and Solar Electric Modules (also called
Photovoltaic or PV). The PV modules generate electricity when exposed to light,
have extremely long life, no moving parts and almost no maintenance. Installing
a home energy system is within the grasp of many people. You can start small and
add on as needed. Many homes in the USA and world wide are already using wind
and solar electricity. They are statements to reducing pollution, waste,
dependence on fossil fuels and increasing independence and self-reliance.
Make your home, cabin, farm, camper or RV better and be more
self-reliant. There is always a risk of natural disasters and conflicts. Be
prepared with sources of electricity, water, food, fuel, etc. A disruption in
commerce, no matter the cause, will catch many people dependent on others to
bail them out. Become more prepared so you will be in a position to help others
and not be a burden to your community.
Basic Engine Generator System
Some systems start out with just battery, inverter and
engine generator. The inverter quietly powers the house. An engine generator
is used periodically to recharge battery or power loads to large for
inverter. Solar modules or wind generator can be added to help charge
battery and reduce engine generator run time. A gasoline, propane or diesel
generator can also be used for backup power for on grid house.
A home alternate energy system might
1000 watt wind turbine generator on tilt-up
eight 140 watt PV modules on a tracker mount
Power boosting Charge controller (MPPT)
TriMetric Battery Monitor Meter (battery “fuel gauge”)
Deep cycle batteries with battery Desulfator
Inverter to convert battery power into AC
DC circuit breakers
DC loads such as water pump, lights, fans, refrigerator (or propane refrigerator)
This system could provide 3.7 kilowatt hours per day from wind
in a 10 mph average wind area. Solar could provide another 2-6 KWH/day depending
on climate. A small system of 1 or 2 PV Modules is commonly used for RVs,
campers, water pumping or as a starter system. An engine powered generator can
be used as a backup to power large loads and to help charge battery during low
wind and solar periods. Solar or Wood fired water heaters are a great way to
provide hot water and not burden your energy system. The TriMetric Battery
Monitor is a good meter to monitor the battery bank status for home, cabin, RV, boats and electric vehicles.
Small systems can be 12 volts.
Medium or large systems are 24 or 48 volt.
We encourage people to be more energy
efficient so their system can be smaller, cost less and reduce their cost of
living from now on.
A friend of Kansas Wind Power is having a birthday in
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