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Portable River Turbine

Post by hhfarang » Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:19 pm

This could be of interest to anyone who lives near a river, especially in a rural location over there...

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http://www.digitaltrends.com/home/porta ... r-turbine/
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Re: Portable River Turbine

Post by Homer » Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:02 am

What happens the first time floating debris rams it or fouls the blades? Ah, but the real problem is the same one with small, cheap wind turbines. The expensive and complicated part of any flow powered turbine is automatically preventing overrun. This one doesn't have it.

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Re: Portable River Turbine

Post by hhfarang » Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:40 pm

Combine a few of these in your garden with the turbine above in a nearby river and you could probably be energy independent...

"Plant a Wind Tree in your neighborhood to generate energy from low-speed wind"

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/wind-trees-t ... 18740.html
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Re: Portable River Turbine

Post by khun_piet » Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:17 pm

hhfarang wrote:Combine a few of these in your garden with the turbine above in a nearby river and you could probably be energy independent...

"Plant a Wind Tree in your neighborhood to generate energy from low-speed wind"

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/wind-trees-t ... 18740.html
They're still expensive :-( 48,000€


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Re: Portable River Turbine

Post by khun_piet » Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:19 pm

hhfarang wrote:Combine a few of these in your garden with the turbine above in a nearby river and you could probably be energy independent...

"Plant a Wind Tree in your neighborhood to generate energy from low-speed wind"

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/wind-trees-t ... 18740.html

Another genius idea: http://waterseer.org/



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