Small-scale wind turbines can be used in many locations and are especially useful in isolated areas where other sources of electricity are difficult to access. Wind can also be used in direct mechanical systems for activities such as pumping water.
Wind Power Publications from Practical Action Publishing
This is a guide for development workers which looks at every aspect of the implementation of a wind-powered water-pumping system.
How to build a Cretan sail windpump
This book contains constructional details and plans of a windpump design that was adapted from a series of low-lift windmills developed in Ethiopia.
Small wind systems for rural energy services
This book provides a concise guide to all the essential steps for setting up wind business services in developing countries.
Sailing against the wind
This book aims to preserve the rich cultural heritage that the traditional country boats represent in Bangladesh.
Wind pumping handbook
The aim of this handbook is to help potential users and decision makers take advantage of the benefits that windpumps can offer.