The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades

May 18th, 2015 § 1 comment

The Vortex Bladeless is an interesting idea for a new wind turbine.

The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades | WIRED

Vorticity has long been considered the enemy of architects and engineers, who actively try to design their way around these whirlpools of wind. And for good reason: With enough wind, vorticity can lead to an oscillating motion in structures, which, in some cases, like the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, can cause their eventual collapse.

Vortex Bladless Wind Turbine

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