Published: 12 July 2013 12 July 2013
A Radically New Turbine that Works in Wind and Water
The industry gold standard is the three-bladed, horizontal axis wind turbine (HAWT), but one has to wonder why. As explained below, HAWTs come with many inherent problems. EverLiftWind Technologies have been investigating an alternative based on a fixed-wing type airfoil, and in this article Peter Keller describes the company’s new concept, the Looped Airfoil Wind Turbine or LAWT.