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The future of wind turbines could be bladeless

September 29, 2017

With their considerable height and large blades turning almost hypnotically, wind turbines have become an iconic symbol of the planet’s shift to renewable sources of energy.

In Spain, however, one business is looking to design wind generators that produce renewable energy without blades.

“Our goal is to develop a new wind generator that minimize(s) the amount of mechanical elements to reduce the maintenance costs and… environmental impact,” David Yanez, co-founder of Spanish business Vortex Bladeless, told CNBC’s Sustainable Energy.

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