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Wind Turbine Efficiencies Offered November 10, 2008

Posted by OldGuy in energy conservation, Wind Power.
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Virginia-based Catch the Wind has an innovative solution for improving wind turbine efficiency— laser beams. The company’s fiber-optic laser system gives turbines up to 20 extra seconds to adjust to changes in gusts and wind direction. That may not sound like much, but Catch the Wind claims that its system can improve turbine output by 10 percent.

source:  cleantechnica.com

Catch the Wind, Inc is based in Manassas, VA

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