Gallery: Mobile Wind Turbine Could Provide Portable Power On-Call

 

The problem with wind farms is that they’re stuck wherever they’ve been stationed. Granted, they’ve been installed in areas that benefit from high wind activity, but what if you had a portable wind farm that could follow you wherever you needed power? Enter the Mobile Wind Turbine, designed by Pope Design!

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  1. AllForTheGreen October 3, 2010 at 3:54 pm

    K, to be honest, this is extremely inefficient.. You’re getting maybe a handful of sporadic kilowatts? K.. You can do that with a traditional generator (Without having to utilize something the size of a semi, or find a constant wind alley) in a package the size of a car trunk. You could spruce up that approach by simply using a friendly fuel like ethanol or bio diesel, etc.

    A truck full of deployable solar panels is even an option. This much effort and resources to deliver a single temporary window turbine.. no. You could build 5-10 permanent turbines for the cost of this rig, easily.

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