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Dragonfly-Inspired Turbine Harnesses the Slightest Winds
The dragonfly-inspired turbine from Renzo Piano is small enough to be erected in a backyard and can harness energy from winds as low as four miles per hour.

Based on the dragonfly’s ability to float on light breezes and still navigate through gale-force winds, the Dragonfly Invisible Wind Turbine is made of lightweight carbon and polycarbonate, which allows it to harness low winds and at low altitudes. It can also withstand the force of larger winds, due to its slim-line design, and, standing only 20 meters high and 35 centimeters in diameter, it is small enough for residential properties.

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