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What gauge of wire must be used in homemade wind turbine?


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January 20, 2008 9:04AM

You would need to know the maximum watts and voltage you could generate then go from there. In home use you use 12 gauge wire at 120 volts to handle up to 20 amps. 14 gauge for 15 amps. If you're operating in 12 volt it's a different ballgame.