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turbine

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The BoostTurbine 4000: A unique portable charger

This gadget charger has a hand crank to turn elbow grease into energy.

By September 20, 2013

Review

Eton BoostTurbine 4000

The BoostTurbine 4000 is a reliable gadget charger for when you need extra power, but it's too big to slip into a pocket for everyday use.

September 17, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 17, 2013
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Corkscrew wind turbine brings juice to Indians stadium

A quirky helix-shaped wind turbine is an experiment in boosting wind speed to make wind energy viable in low-wind locations, such as cities and suburbs.

By April 11, 2012

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Altaeros balloon boosts wind turbine power

Wind startup tests a prototype airborne wind turbine that uses a helium-filled shell to lift a small wind turbine into stronger and steady winds at higher altitudes.

By March 28, 2012

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Makani Power rethinks the wind turbine (images)

Startup Makani Power has nearly completed testing on a 30-kilowatt prototype wind turbine designed to capture high-altitude winds either onshore or offshore.

4 Images March 28, 2012

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Offshore wind turbine goes really, really big

Siemens' 6-megawatt turbine uses permanent magnet for direct-drive generator and lightweight materials to ease operation in harsh ocean environment. And how about that 500-foot sweep?

By November 29, 2011

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Plane or wind turbine? Holographic radar knows

Aveillant's three-dimensional holographic radar system resolves a problem that wind farms create for air traffic control and air defense radar systems.

By October 27, 2011

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IBM's big data helps Vestas wind turbines crank

IBM Firestorm supercomputer will analyze petabytes of weather-related data to optimize placement of Vestas wind turbines and maximize performance over time.

By October 25, 2011

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Turbine Batmobile blows your mind (and ears)

Casey Putsch from Putsch Racing recreates the 1989 Batmobile, complete with a street-legal turbine engine culled from a drone helicopter. It's lean, mean, loud, and completely cool.

By July 15, 2011

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Vertical axis wind turbines trump others on land use

Caltech study finds that turbine placement and technology type can greatly affect power density, or power available per area, of wind farms.

By July 15, 2011