Low Velocity Vertical Wind Turbine

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Utilize unused concrete silos on agriculture farms to construct Omni-directional low velocity wind turbines for generating supplemental electrical power for agriculture operations. Construct multiple wind collectors or sails around the perimeter to direct low velocity wind into vertical chamber and direct it into the turbine. See sketch and attached photo of a prototype.

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  • ABOUT THE ENTRANT

  • Name:
    Edward Derickson
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    Since, I am retired, I no longer have access to any design tools. I used ACAD 20 years ago. As a plant Safety Superintendent I used MS Excell, Power Point and Word for presentations tools. I also am a US patent holder for an Automatic Truck Loading System
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