DailyDirt: Building Better Wind Turbines

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We've mentioned some wind power projects before, but wind is still a relatively small contributor to total energy production in the US. Sure, there are some problems with not having wind available 24/7 -- as well as people complaining about bird deaths and a ruined view. Still, there are some solutions to some of these problems, and it might be nice to generate more electricity without burning fossil fuels. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.

Filed Under: crowdfunding, energy, turbines, vortex, wind, wind energy, wind power
Companies: ge, indiegogo, vortex bladeless


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    DigDug, 17 Jun 2015 @ 8:59pm

    Maglev vertical wind turbine

    Really wish they'd get one of these going..

    Single turbine, producing enough power for 750,000 homes.

    http://inhabitat.com/super-powered-magnetic-wind-turbine-maglev/

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