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The Zoetrope DIY Vertical Wind Turbine Design
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The Zoetrope: Open Source DIY Vertical Wind Turbine Design

Are you adventurous and ready to increase your access to sustainable energy? This post is for you.… The Zoeptrope is a vertical-axis wind turbine made from common materials. Many of the materials can be found at your local hardware store and the rest can purchased online or made at home, for the truly industrious am...

Trinity portable wind turbine for charging devices
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The Trinity portable wind turbine will charge your gadgets on the go.

Micro power generation such as wind turbines and other renewable energy generators are a small step towards stopping climate change… We've seen portable charging devices for personal gadgets, we've seen vertical axis wind turbines and now we have seen a marriage of the two. That's right, appropriate technology enthu...

Wind farm
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Storing power from wind farms

Belgium's offshore wind power reservoir uses excess power to pump water, storing it as latent hydroelectric power.… One of the biggest drawbacks to renewable energies like wind and solar, is that it is unpredictable. This presents a challenge to grid operators, as they struggle to meet demand while compensating for ...