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Excluss MagLev VAWT Darrieus Savonius hybrid wind turbine systems

Before the invention of new powerful NdFeB (Neodymium) rare earth magnets, maglev's were 'electromagnetic' Meaning that they consumed a portion of their own power to energize electro magnets to maintain levitation. The latest models however use no energy thus making them highly efficient. Day by day the number of vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) are growing. Because they are more efficient, easy to install, smaller, and most important, to build than the common wind turbine designs.
The vertical blade design (VAWT) allows the turbine to operate regardless of wind direction or turbulence. Magnetic levitation, maglev, or magnetic suspension is a method by which an object is suspended with no support other than the field between a pair of opposing magnets. It’s very similar to the magnetic bearings that support moving machinery without physical contact. These bearings are used in a variety of ways for electric power generation, petroleum refining, machine tool operation and natural gas pipelines. They’re also the basis for maglev trains.

The Excluss MagLev is a combined Darrieus-Savonius hybrid wind turbine using frictionless Neodymium magnetic drive.   Its small size and vertical axis make it possible to obtain output regardless of the wind direction or speed.

Savonius Vertical wind Turbines Savonius perfect for gusty or turbulent winds Darrieus rotors Darrieus-Savonius hybrid wind turbine
Savonius Vertical wind Turbines are like cups catching the wind and being spun by it; Air pushes one side which then pushes the other making the Savonius perfect for gusty or turbulent winds Darrieus rotors are large aerodynamic engineered twisted blades. On their own they are very wide but powerful Combining both designs in one as a Darrieus-Savonius hybrid wind turbine has the advantage of low wind start up and high power efficiency in a compact package

£££ FACTS: A 300 watt maglev costs around £1000 and will produce about 5kW per day in an average 10mph breeze. That's 1.8MW per year. Which is around £300 per year saving on electricity. So return on investment (ROI) is excellent at under 4 years! OR Put your money in a bank for four years, they wont give you £300 a year!!!!! Get into solar and wind power and save a bundle!

NOTE: As with solar panels, batteries and much other equipment, the wattage stated is the maximum at ideal conditions. With solar panels output is directly related to strength of sunshine. With wind turbines its strength of wind, which for rated output is about 12m/s (26mph).

Maglev close upmagnetic levitation magnetic
large maglev
different maglev turbines

Apart from low noise and smaller footprint, a MagLev starts turning and producing electricity at very low wind speeds, due to the frictionless drive. A typical spec for a 2kW MagLev turbine is :-
Minimum wind speed start:1.5m/s
Minimum power wind speed:2m/s
Minimum charge wind speed:3m/s
Rated wind speed:13m/s
Maximum cut off wind speed:15m/s
Resistant to wind speed limit:60m/s
Weight:335KG
Output voltage:12 - 120V
Output current:<80Amp (at 48V)
(1 meter/second = 2.2 mph)


SEE: MagLev V Other Turbines   |  Wind Turbine Image Gallery  | MagLev / Solar Hybrid Systems   |  MagLev/Solar Prices & Specs

References; Wikipedia Rare earth magnets.


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