Friday, March 13, 2009

Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

The vertical axis wind turbine however isn’t as popular as HAWT, but because the axis of rotation is vertical, it allows a better originality or creativity in the design of the configuration of the blades. There are many VAWT sub-types: Darrius (shown in figure below), Neo-aerodynamic, Novel, Savonius, Zephyr, etc. These sub-types all have different blade configuration. The VAWT have their gearbox near the ground.


Darrius Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

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