Wind turbines born from jet engines
FloDesign Wind Turbine is an intriguing wind power company in Massachusetts that is using jet engine technology to make a more productive wind turbine.
The idea is to take advantage of air flow dynamics to concentrate wind and squeeze more electricity from a smaller machine. The company, backed by venture capital company Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, is working on a prototype.
June 23, 2009 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: FloDesign Wind Turbine
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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