Unlike solar panels which need a lot of space, preferably on the rooftop, to generate enough energy to power a household without sourcing additional energy from the grid, wind turbines can definitely be more practical for households. However, wind turbines, especially the most commonly used horizontal axis wind turbines have their own drawbacks – ranging from noise and vibration to the problems it causes for birds. To solve these issues with horizontal axis wind turbines, industrial designer Hailan Li has come up with a concept vertical axis wind turbine dubbed the Harmowind.
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Monday, July 23rd, 2012 05:59 am GMT +00:00 Anupam Jolly