Savonius wind turbine

July 15, 2011 § 1 Comment

This is one type of VAWT turbines. It was designed in 1922. by Sigurd Savonius.

Some facts:

  • Blades always face the wind;
  • Drag – type;
  • Doesnt need a push start.

Some images of Savonius vertical axis wind turbine. Made from barrels – It could be a great add against oil:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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