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the wind lotus by leviathan energy

Leviathan Energy has been field testing their wind lotus small vertical wind turbine, according to the company the results of the field test prove that the design of the wind lotus is the most aerodynamically efficient and cost effective vertical axis wind turbine on the market. Virtually any location can benefit from installing a wind lotus because the unit can start producing electricity at 2 MPH wind speeds! The wind lotus can be grid tied or charge batteries, similar to most wind turbines out on the market. The wind power systems from Leviathan energy come in a 3.5 kW and 5.0 kW versions. The product is well suited to be installed on flat roofs, urban areas, farms, small businesses, and even private residences…its a very universal wind power system. What do you think about the design of wind...

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windbuster by seabenergy

Check out the Windbuster, a vertical access wind turbine manufactured by by SEaB, a company based out of the U.K. In addition to operating very quietly compared to traditional horizontal axis wind turbines, the best advantage of the Windbuster is the unique design collects wind from all directions which allows you to generate more power for your home, small business or school. The 5kW (kilowatt) wind turbine is composed of recycled plastic and can be grid connected to offset your electric bill. Multiple Windbusters can be combined together to generate more kWhs (kilowatt-hours) but must be installed at least 11 feet apart. The Windbuster can be mounted either on the roof or the ground due to its small size and lightweight nature of the product. At 9 MPH (miles per hour) average wind speeds the Windbuster could produce 2600 kWh on an annual basis. I posted the power curve of the Windbuster below, what do you think about this cool looking small scale wind...

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introducing the jellyfish wind appliance

Wouldn’t it be great if you could plug in a wind turbine into the wall just like you do with the rest of your appliances? Clarian Technologies is developing the Jellyfish wind “appliance” that anyone can install and is affordable and operates quietly. The Jellyfish is a 36 inch vertical axis wind turbine which can be mounted on the roof, towers and even street light poles. The great aspect is the price point, the company expects to offer the unique wind appliance for under $400, the unit can produce up to 40 kWh (kilowatt-hours) per month. The company intends to give the Jellyfish the ability to interconnect with the grid by simply plugging it into an AC outlet. According to the company, the JellyFish needs at least 5 MPH wind speeds to start to generate power, which is quite low considering most small scale wind turbines on the market today. What do you think about the Jellyfish? Will the company be able to get this UL approved? What would be the impact if they were able to release a code compliant wind appliance? If you want to stay updated about the developments of the Jellyfish join the facebook...

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the first windspire vertical wind axis turbine

Mariah Power, the manufacturer of a unique vertical axis wind turbines called the Windspire is celebrating their first verticle axis wind turbine product to be rolled off the production line at their newly retrofitted manufacturing plant in Manistee, Michigan. The Windspire is completely manufactured in the USA and can be applied to homes, businesses and governments who want to harness the power of the wind. This is a historic event for Michigan, since the state once a leader in manufacturing sector due to the robust US automobile industry which now struggling due to the Big Three automakers in financial trouble. Mariah Power is changing the game in Michigan by creating jobs and a product that will help America stay competitive. The milestone marks a period in which Mariah Power will be able to scale up their manufacturing operations and offer the lowest cost, ultra quiet, simple to install 1kW (kilowatt) wind turbine in the US market. What do you think about the Windspire? Do you think vertical axis wind turbines are a good...

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