Improving on traditional shape
Viryd Technologies is seeking to improve the efficiency of small-wind turbines sized between 1 kilowatt and 50 kilowatts in capacity. The company was spun out of Fallbrook Technologies to use its variable transmission technology, which can make turbines 20 percent more efficient while still using standard generator components.
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May 12, 2010 8:22 AM PDT
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