2017-11-23
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/26634-seatwirl-patent-europe-floating-turbine

SeaTwirl Gets European Patent for Dynamic Floating Wind Turbine

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The dynamic turbine can fold its blades to become flat, thus enabling it to withstand much higher wind speeds.
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Official Press Release SeaTwirl:

SeaTwirl granted European patent for dynamic wind turbine

The European Patent Office, EPO, has granted the wind power company SeaTwirl a patent for a dynamic turbine. The patent is part of the same patent family as the patent approved by US authorities in April.

The dynamic turbine can fold its blades to become flat, thus enabling it to withstand much higher wind speeds. This makes it possible to construct the turbine with less material and placing it where there is risk of hurricanes, cyclones or typhoons, which opens up whole new markets. A regular turbine dimensioned to withstand such extreme winds would be a lot more expensive to build. “The granted ... More: Official Press Release SeaTwirl





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