Gallery: McCamley’s New Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Could Make Urban Wi...

 

Urban wind turbines face an up-hill battle, as many people feel they are too big, too expensive, and potential eyesores. However McCamley just unveiled a prototype for a new vertical-axis turbine with a revolutionary design that allows it to overcome many of the issues associated with large horizontal-axis turbines. The company just installed its first prototype of the McCamley MT01 Mk2 in the UK at Keele University.

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  1. biostruct November 11, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    Awesome, hopefully someone can just make them look a little nicer, they look just like cell phone towers.

  2. Green Joy July 27, 2012 at 3:28 am

    Cost-wise, how does it fair? Renewable technology is really amazing, we’re seeing a lot of innovation, but innovation can only go so far. What we need is implementation, and the major obstacle is funding. It looks like I’m going to have to keep my eyes peeled for this exciting project. Cheers!

    Juan Miguel Ruiz
    http://www.GreenJoyment.com

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