Wind lens technology and its application to wind and water turbine and beyond

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Ohya Yuji ; Karasudani Takashi ; Nagai Tomoyuki ; Watanabe Koichi (2017)
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
  • Journal: Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability (issn: 2493-9439)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1051/rees/2016022
  • Subject: Energy conservation | TJ163.26-163.5 | Renewable energy sources | TJ807-830

Wind lens is a new type of wind power system consisting of a simple brimmed ring structure that surrounds the rotor causing greater wind to pass through the turbine. As a consequence, the turbine's efficiency of capturing energy from the wind gets dramatically increased... View more
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