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Thilo Wirth visited the Grevenbroich test site west of Cologne 24 September 2023. He found that Agile Wind Power’s test … Read more

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Agile Wind Power is removing its giant VAWT from the Grevenbroich test site. The dismantlement follows the second failure of … Read more

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Swiss VAWT Vertical Sky has been re-installed at Germany’s Grevenbroich test site west of Cologne.

Agile Wind Power Vertical Sky 32. Https://www.agilewindpower.com/en/media

On 21 November Thilo Wirth visited the Grevenbroich test site west of Cologne and took several photos of the damaged Agile Wind Power’s Vertical Sky 32.

Agile Wind Power Vertical Sky 32. Https://www.agilewindpower.com/en/media

Swiss VAWT Vertical Sky 32 lost one of its three rotor arms and blade Sunday 15 November at the Grevenbroich test site according to German media. The prototype turbine was installed at the test site west of Cologne, Germany in September.

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Note: The following is an excerpt from my 2009 book Wind Energy Basics Revised: A Guide to Home- and Community-scale … Read more