How to Make a Water-Powered Generator Out of an Old Washing Machine
This generator can be a powerful back up to your solar or wind turbine generators. This could even work with a small volume of water if a damn is built. This is a great step by step guide showing how to convert a smart drive washing machine into a pelton wheel dc generator making 780 watts – enough power to live off the grid. All you need is a head of water.With this set up you will have a great deal of energy being produced you could run full appliances and get all your hot water needs.
If you camp a lot in the same area or have a cabin near a running water source this could save you thousands of dollars in electricity bills and get you one step closer to self sufficiency.
As with all things safety is paramount, and if you choose to do make one of these make sure you know what you are doing or get an electrician to rewire it for you.
This machine has the potential to power multiple appliances in your home, and best of all it’s powered by water.