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Renewable Devices Swift

Like many other rooftop wonders in the late 2000s the Swift arrived in an embarrassing blaze of hype. And, like all the rest, it’s gone. Though it took an agonizingly long time for them to disappear.

Small Vindication: Renewable Devices Swift Ducted Rooftop Turbine Gone

February 18, 2016,   by Paul Gipe

I am writing this now to close the book on this sad little turbine and the whole “let’s put them on the roof” phenomenon. Stumbling across an obscure NREL field test report from long ago (see Power...[more]

Category: Shrouded & Ducted Wind Turbines, Inventions & Questionable Wind Turbines, Rooftop & Urban Wind, Small Wind folder, Renewable Devices Swift

Renewable Devices Swift Mk II AEO

December 30, 2008,   by Paul Gipe

Britain's Renewable Devices introduced its "Swift" micro turbine several years ago to criticism that its estimates of annual production were inflated. See Roof Top Over the Top in Britain. Since then...[more]

Category: Small Turbine Product Reviews, News on Small Wind, Windtronics, Renewable Devices Swift

Roof Top Over the Top in Britain

May 4, 2007,   by Paul Gipe

Has something happened to the water in Britain since they privatized the water companies? Someone should check because the British government has gone berserk.[more]

Category: Rooftop & Urban Wind, Renewable Devices Swift

Unsubstantiated Claims of Rooftop Wind Turbines

January 5, 2007,   by Hugh Piggott

The following is an open letter by Hugh Piggot to BWEA calling for action on the unsubstantiated claims by promoters of rooftop wind turbines in Britain. Hugh Piggott is one of the world's most...[more]

Category: Rooftop & Urban Wind, Renewable Devices Swift

Response by Paul Gipe to Dr. David Anderson Renewable Devices Swift Turbines

July 3, 2006,   by Paul Gipe

Your claims cannot be substantiated by the data made available to the public and it is likely they cannot be verified in the field. [more]

Category: Rooftop & Urban Wind, Inventions & Questionable Wind Turbines, Shrouded & Ducted Wind Turbines, Renewable Devices Swift

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