The Power of Wind

bahrain_wind_turbine.jpg image: http://bahrainwtc.com

The Bahrain World Trade Center has become the first large-scale commercial building to successfully integrate wind turbines into it’s design.

From Treehugger: “Through its positioning and the unique aerodynamic design of the towers, the prevailing on-shore Gulf breeze is funneled into the path of the turbines, helping to create power generation efficiency.”

More here and here.And see a live feed of the building here.

Related: Solar boat makes Atlantic history BBC News March 30, 2007

Posted by: Chris Z

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One response to “The Power of Wind

  1. Talk about planning for the future! When they run out of oil at least they will have tried an alternative source of energy.

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