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Direct Wind To Turbines

The shield-shaped EcoROTR dome directs the wind around turbines to help them generate more power.

Still in the development stages, the EcoROTR dome is designed to be attached at the center of the turbine’s blades, where it will direct wind to the outer edges of the blades—which are more effective at harnessing the wind. This wind-directing effect would also increase the efficiency of short-bladed turbines, which are less expensive to manufacture and transport.

Source: ideaconnection.comAdded: 18 June 2015