Gallery: Eolic: A Foldable, Portable Wind Turbine

 

Sure, it’s easy enough to find a quality portable solar charger, but powerful, portable wind turbines are a different story. Enter the Eolic, a portable turbine that can be mounted on its telescopic pole in just three steps.

The carbon fiber and aluminum turbine is the brainchild of designers Marcos Madia, Sergio Ohashi and Juan Manuel Pantano. It’s still in the concept stages, but we imagine that the Eolic could be useful in developing countries or in disaster situations where on-the-grid power isn’t available. If it’s quiet enough, the Eolic might also be popular among energy-conscious homeowners.

The Eolic’s designers haven’t divulged how much their product would cost, but chances are it will be significantly more expensive than the tiny $75 HYMINI wind-powered gadget charger. Still, we’re always happy to see new tools added to our portable alternative energy arsenal.

+ Marcos Madia

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7 Comments

  1. jeannene April 8, 2014 at 11:08 am

    How can I get one of these portable folding turbines?

  2. Jo Jo July 28, 2013 at 2:35 am

    Can this product be purchased online? Please let me know the website. Thanks.

  3. sinnadurai December 31, 2010 at 9:50 am

    Please give the range of ratings available

  4. mcrobaz2k6 July 19, 2010 at 7:31 am

    hey pals

  5. nikkirao May 17, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Wind turbines are used to generate electricity from the kinetic power of the wind. Historical they were more frequently used as a mechanical device to turn machinery. wind turbine

  6. nikkirao May 17, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Wind turbines are used to generate electricity from the kinetic power of the wind. Historical they were more frequently used as a mechanical device to turn machinery. wind turbine

  7. mranola May 4, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    Can this product be purchased online? Please let me know the website. Thanks.

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