1kW horizontal axis upwind turbine system

Proudly designed, manufactured and wholly sourced in the UK

simple • dependable • robust • efficient

With more than 6,000 AirForceTM 1 wind turbines now in service world-wide, the highly robust and dependable turbine demonstrates enviable capability in energy generation in an extensive range of applications, such as:
• Battery charging
• Water and air heating and cooling
• Grid-tied/off-grid mains installations
• Island networks and smart grids
• Wind & solar hybrid solutions
• Telecoms ‘hop’ stations
• Remote sensor array power
• Power for traffic and event signage
All turbines are designed & manufactured in the United Kingdom within a continuous product improvement policy. The AirForceTM 1 turbine is supplied in kit form and tower-top ready for simple installation on a standard 48.5mm scaffolding tube pole.

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

KEY SUPPLY & DESIGN FEATURES

• Nominal power output: 24V & 48V: 1000W
• Start-up wind speed: 3.5m/s
• Rated wind speed: 12.5m/s
• Survival wind speed: 52m/s
• Total tower-top weight: 19kg
• Number of blades: 3
• Rotor diameter: 1.8m
• Rotor speed (RPM): 200 to 800
• Number of blades: 3
• Generator type: 3-Phase AC
• Turbine mounting: 50mm tube to accept 48.5mm standard scaffold tube
• Noise: LAeq 35dB @ 5m/s wind speed measured behind rotor
SPACE1LAeq 54dB @ 7m/s wind speed measured behind rotor

• FUTURENERGY high quality Permanent Magnet Generator
• 12 months’ warranty (extended warranty available upon registration)
• AirForceTM Control Monitoring and Automatic Stop System
• Remote-mounted manual stop-switch supplied as standard
• Suitable for wind/solar hybrid installations
• Full installation kits available
• Tough glass reinforced nylon turbine blades
• All bearings sealed for life
• 20 year installed design life
• 60 Amp rated slip-ring to prevent cable twist
• Rugged, simple and robust design
• Corrosion resistant materials employed throughout
• Restriction of Hazardous Substances (ROHS) compliant

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

• Nominal power output: 24V & 48V: 1000W
• Start-up wind speed: 3.5m/s
• Rated wind speed: 12.5m/s
• Survival wind speed: 52m/s
• Total tower-top weight: 19kg
• Number of blades: 3
• Rotor diameter: 1.8m
• Rotor speed (RPM): 200 to 800
• Number of blades: 3
• Generator type: 3-Phase AC
• Turbine mounting: 50mm tube to accept 48.5mm standard scaffold tube
• Noise: LAeq 35dB @ 5m/s wind speed measured behind rotor
SPACE1LAeq 54dB @ 7m/s wind speed measured behind rotor

KEY SUPPLY & DESIGN FEATURES

• FUTURENERGY high quality Permanent Magnet Generator
• 12 months’ warranty (extended warranty available upon registration)
• AirForce™ Control Monitoring and Automatic Stop System
• Remote-mounted manual stop-switch supplied as standard
• Suitable for wind/solar hybrid installations
• Full installation kits available
• Tough glass reinforced nylon turbine blades
• All bearings sealed for life
• 20 year installed design life
• 60 Amp rated slip-ring to prevent cable twist
• Rugged, simple and robust design
• Corrosion resistant materials employed throughout
• Restriction of Hazardous Substances (ROHS) compliant


1kW TURBINE TOWER KIT

The FuturEnergy tower kit is strong and designed for ease of assembly. By using special ground anchors no concrete or foundations are required and this allows for the tower to be relocated if required. The tower is raised and lowered using a gin-pole of standard scaffolding tube dimensions.
The kit comprises of all the components (excluding standard galvanized scaffolding tube*) required to raise your 1 KW FuturEnergy wind turbine (not supplied with the tower kit) to a maximum height of 8 meters. The kit includes ground anchors to meet the required loading capacity calculated from EN-61400 and designed to withstand 50-year maximum wind speeds when installed in most ground conditions.
The kit includes tube and gin-pole couplings, galvanized wire rope assemblies with tensioners, brackets and full instructions for assembly.
*Galvanized scaffolding tube (48.5mm O/D x 5mm Wall) is available from builders’ merchants. 2 X 3m and 1 X 2m lengths are required for the maximum 8m height.

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TOWER KIT COMPONENTS

FuturEnergy Installers Course

1 day course – £235.00 + VAT = £282.00 per delegate to include buffet lunch and tea / coffee

Course Content:

1. Siting Turbines
2. Wind Power Basics
3. Basic Electrical Theory
4. Battery Systems
5. Charge Controllers
6. Inverters

7. Grid Tie Systems
8. Hybrid Systems
9. Tower Foundations
10. Health & Safety
11. Guyed Tower Assembly – Practical
12. Q & A

Venue : FuturEnergy Ltd Offices/Workshop, Stratford upon Avon

To find us please refer to our map

Please register your interest for the course by contacting:

Email sales@futurenergy.co.uk or Phone 01789 450280 for available dates

Customer Reviews:
26th April 2012 “Made to feel a member of the family who promote an excellent product”
26th April 2012 “Very useful course with a good level of practical experience”

  • +44 (0) 1789 450280
  • Ettington Park | Stratford upon Avon | CV37 8BT
  • +44 (0) 1789 450280
  • Ettington Park | Stratford upon Avon | CV37 8BT