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Re: [s-w-h] quiet wind turbine

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  • Matt Tritt
    But isn t the Swift one of the ones that have been blasted by the government as being pretty much worthless? Matt ... [Non-text portions of this message have
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 31, 2008
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      But isn't the Swift one of the ones that have been blasted by the
      government as being pretty much worthless?

      Matt

      Derek Conniffe wrote:

      > Hi,
      >
      > There is one of these attached to an office building not to far from me
      > in Wicklow, Ireland.
      >
      > It is quiet. It seems to be grid tied and always seems to spin slowly
      > enough even in winds.
      >
      > It amazed me that its just bolted (the pipe) on to the side of the
      > office building (block based - that's 4" block, 2" or 4" insulated
      > cavity and then the outside 4" plastered block). I was always so
      > concerned / cautious about mounting even a tiny turbine but the builders
      > just went up with a cherry-picker and attached it up and its still there
      > over a year later.
      >
      > The company wanted to be viewed as environmentally "friendly" and that's
      > why they have the turbine (they have some impressive PV panels too) - I
      > would not imagine that any actual reduction in power bills are a real
      > concern.
      >
      > Derek
      >
      > On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 18:12 +0000, Brian wrote:
      > > A coworker just sent me this link.
      > > http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10075828-54.html?
      > <http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10075828-54.html?>
      > > tag=newsEditorsPicksArea.0
      > > Has anyone seen one of these? Any comments?
      > > Brian
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
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