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Old 17-09-2008, 20:08   #1
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This looks interesting. Does anyone have any more knowledge about this wind generator design for a marine application?

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Those look great. I wonder if they really are quieter than the wind?
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I saw a show on the Discovery channel about inflatable windmills that are suspended 300' in the air. La Princessa looked over my shoulder and commented "wouldn't that be a great thing for a boat? A kite sail that charges the batteries."
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http://www.allsmallwindturbines.com/...0EB%20V100.pdf

These specs show a bit more detail:

Look at the audible rating

For those who use wind generators how does the 1m footprint compare in power generated?

30kg is manageable

This site was interesting for comparisons
http://www.allsmallwindturbines.com/


And here are the critics:
http://www.reddit.com/r/science/comm..._wind_turbine/
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