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Downspout Trickle Generator System
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12109 SE 164TH ST, RENTON, WA, US
928 542-1656
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate

Adam Jackson Brent Verrill David Lea Debra Warmington Erik Wingren Fred Tanner Ian Weatherseed Joe DiMeglio Ron Moravek Sara Roberts
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Downspout Trickle Generator System

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Urban, Rural, Residential, Commercial, Intentional Communities, Community, School Projects, Demonstration

Project Summary

This is a simple residential concept in using the rainfall from a roof to generate enough power to help homes living off battery arrays to keep a charge on them from rainfall or wind, as a small windmill is integrated to pump water back up, or, generate on its own. The simple system will use the concept & a bicycle generator or whatever's handy, this one is designed to 3-30 watts so far.

Project Description

Downspout Trickle Charging System Overview



Valve Assembly

Generator Constraints


Windmill System


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