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Portland startup creates new wind turbine

Portland startup Genesis Wind applies concepts from automobile technology to create novel wind turbines.

Portland startup Genesis Wind applies concepts from automobile technology to create novel wind turbines.

"It's just like with a car, you have a piston moving up and down," [entrepreneur Harry] Lee said.

The Genesis turbine takes the radial movement of the wind turbine and transfers that energy the piston, which generates electricity.

Lee said the result is a smaller, lighter, cheaper turbine that doesn't require the maintenance that traditional turbines do.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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Last modified onMonday, 19 October 2015 11:41

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