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    Thursday, May 29, 2014

    CITY WIND FROM ARCHIMEDES

    Dutch company launches new-generation urban wind turbines

    Nancy Owano, May 28, 2014 (PhysOrg)

    “…The idea of wind turbines for generating energy in households may draw several arguments against…[because] the yield from current-generation turbines would be too low, along with having to put up with the noisy blades…[but an R&D company] ‘built on the re-invented formulas, drawings and principles of Archimedes’…[claims its Liam F1 Urban Wind Turbine] easily fits on the roof of a house just as would solar panels…generates an average of 1,500 kilowatt-hour of energy [or half of the power consumption of a common household] at a wind-speed of 5m/s…In combination with solar-panels on the roof, a household could be totally self-supporting for its own energy needs…[The Liam’s design also] addresses limitations of efficiency and noise…” click here for more

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