Gallery: Small Wind Turbine Wings Like a Bee

 

The Birds and the Bees have inspired one startup to send forth a hovering turbine. Green Wavelength, “committed to finding ways of applying nature’s solutions to our man-made energy problems,” presented its xBee prototype to an entrepreneurial buzz at The Perfect Pitch 2009. This biomimetic windmill sports 19-ft. wings of aluminum and carbon fiber that rotate to and fro — à la bumblebees, hummingbirds and dragonflies — to produce 1-10 kW of wind power suitable for homes and small businesses.

+ Green Wavelength

Via TreeHugger

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  2. Jon Alston September 6, 2010 at 11:58 pm

    hey

    just found your site and wanted to ask for some advice on marketing

    hopefully this is just what im looking for, looks like i have a lot to read Im trying to find a way to build an e-mail list.

  3. kamakiri November 15, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    Video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWMuFnxk1o8
    Very imaginative design, genius if it proves more efficient than regular wind turbines.

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