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Vertical windmill

Discussion in 'Other Power Generation - Wind, Hydro, Geothermal, ' started by JASTECH, Jan 4, 2016.

  1. Jan 4, 2016
    JASTECH

    JASTECH Power Conserver

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    I think a vertical windmill with magnetic generator is the most effective way. It will take less wind and produce with less downtime. Any members use these?
     
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    chefsdreams

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    i was looking at this some time ago. i came across a company from chicago who built something like a dna molecule. you know? like a double helix. the idea was just as you suggest - make it work in light wind. i wanted to try and mount one on our front porch, but never got around to it. i'll root around to see if i can't find more for you about that company.
    good luck.
     
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    lcertuche

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    :popInquiring minds!
     
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    MoonShadows

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    Old post...14 months old. This member hasn't posted in over a year.
     
  5. Mar 5, 2017
    sumi

    sumi Sustainability Master Administrator

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    Someone may see this and and chime in :pop
     
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    tortoise

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    I'm hoping. We live in a windy spot and have thought about wind power. Don't know the first thing about it though.
     
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    lcertuche

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    I am constantly responding to old posts. I click on the new post button and scroll down and wa la. I wish there was some way old inactive post would delete itself. I guess I should look at the date before responding but I am still curious about the 'vertical windmills', lol.
     
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    waretrop

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    I have a perfect piece of land for one. We have an up flow breeze just about all the time. Sometimes it is nit a great speed but I don't think that matters. I just don't want something ugly standing out in my gardens. This post made me google it and I found a nice one that I wouldn't mind having. It looks like one of those whirly gigs...I will do some homework on this.
     
  9. Mar 14, 2017
    Britesea

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    these are a new style of wind-powered generator. Google wind generator that looks like a tree
     
  10. Mar 14, 2017
    MoonShadows

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    Leave it to Google.....
     

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