Skip to content

Energy Husbandry

windmill.jpg

People living in rural areas in Mallorca do not always have everything available to them.

Some fincas do not have mains electricity connected, or telephone, water, sewage, or Internet, you name it.

In such circumstances, it is vital to learn how to deal with limited resources and to acquire skills of, for instance, husbandry of energy.

Luckily, an island such as Mallorca, in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, is frequented by a fair amount of wind. Wind can become a valuable source of alternative energy when converted into mechanical use, as was done in this case where wind helps to bring up water from an underground source.

Windmills have been used for farm irrigation for a couple of centuries by now, here in Mallorca.

The photo was taken in Son Negre, near Felanitx, Mallorca, Spain. The date: January 20th, 2008. The time was 14:27:55.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Stats

  • 1,469,334 visits

Copyright

Copyright © November Press 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to November Press and Mallorca Daily Photo Blog with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Copyleft ©© Klaus Fabricius 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

%d bloggers like this: