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Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

December 7, 2007
Stephen Tullis

Small-scale wind turbines in cities and suburbs: Current practice


In this presentation, Stephen Tullis of McMaster University calls attempts to use Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines in urban environments "promising," but notes they are too new to conclude much. Tullis controversially concludes that "small VAWTs are able to handle dirty air" in urban environments. It's conclusions such as this that added fuel to the fire of small VAWT promoters such as Cleanfield.

Tullis - Urban Small Wind


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