Turn a ceiling fan into a wind turbine generator?!

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Giesbert Nijhuis

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Shared December 7, 2018

A ceiling fan looks similar to a wind turbine, so one may wonder if it can be used as such. Most ceiling fans are induction motors, that don't generate electricity when being turned. You will have to add magnets. That and many other points are dealt with in this experiment. The goal of this video is to learn how stuff works, and to help everybody who wants to try this conversion themselves. I hope you can learn from my experiment, and make a better version.

Giesbert Nijhuis

My website: http://www.laesieworks.com/