Monday, August 2, 2010

‘Wind Lens’ turbines could boost energy generation 3X

wind lens turbine, kyushu university, yokohama, wind power, wind energy, green design, sustainable design

Forget about traditional tri-blade wind turbines — the ultra-efficient turbine of the future might look completely different if Kyushu University professor Yuji Ohya has anything to say about it. Ohya and his team recently unveiled the Wind Lens, a honeycomb-like structure that purportedly triples the amount of wind energy that can be produced by offshore turbines. …

“Wind Lens” Turbines Could Boost Energy Generation 3X

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