at the Citizen Power Alliance 2010 Wind Conference
A Critique of Rotating Wind Towers
|The news has been abuzz the past couple of weeks with news of rotating towers, which will magically extract lots of energy from the wind, and with this abundance of energy, will be able to rotate their individual floors to face any aspect. There are some nice 3D rendered architects drawing on the internet at the moment, which seem to have captured everyone’s imagination. It's a lovely concept in the 3D playground of the conceptual architect, and whilst I can see that the idea might take off in a virtual world such as second life...I'm not sold on the idea.|
There are a number of reasons. Gazing into my green ball, I think that the engineering challenge is... not insurmountable - but impractical.
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