Microwind Generator: 30X More Efficient and Cheaper!

12 October 2007, 9:59 pm ISTFiled under: Envoirnment
Working in Haiti, Shawn Frayne, a 28-year-old inventor based in Mountain View, Calif., saw the need for small-scale wind power to juice LED lamps and radios in the homes of the poor. Conventional wind turbines don't scale down well�there's too much friction in the gearbox and other components. "With rotary power, there's nothing out there that generates under 50 watts," Frayne says.

View the video to see it in action.

If someone (by someone I mean a Power Generation company) can adopt this method of generation for the villages, we can provide power to almost all of the villages.

[Via EcoGeek Via Popular Mechanics]

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