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Old 10-12-2019, 04:31 PM   #7435 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by litesong View Post
That's why the spread of the newer gearless, 1000 to 1500 foot tall wind turbines of stupendous efficiency & power, be encouraged. One of several, seldom told advantages of massed, off-shore wind turbines, are their potential ability, to limit & even reduce the power of incoming hurricanes, while providing huge amounts of wind power.
Gearless turbines use astounding amounts of copper and rare earth magnets compared to geared turbines for the power they produce.
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