EEVblog #1271 – 100kW WindWall Generator BUSTED!

A 100kW wind generator in only 7sqm? Less than 2% the size of traditional wind turbines! Basic physics and the whiteboard to the rescue! A look at the claims of the AmericanWind WindWall “turbine” wind power generator.

And a Wind Power 101 tutorial on how wind turbine calculations work and pesky limitation of Betz’s law.

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The Patent:

Failed ducted wind turbine projects:

Wind powered car!

A commercial efficient 100kW wind generator:

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