Portable Kite Turbine 1kW

Roderick Read mail

OSHWA UID

UK000038 Project Website

Certification Date

May 06, 2022

Country

United Kingdom

A flying wind turbine . A network of kites is sewn to make a cheap & low mass energy harvesting device. In operation, a lifting kite holds the turbine head bearing up in the "Kite Power Zone" The Kite Turbine is spun and inflated by the wind. The spinning is transmitted to ground by the tensioned tethers. The tensioned tethers are held separated by rings. The ground station generator is spun by the tethers. The spinning is regulated by a VESC controller on the generator.

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Project Type
Environmental
3D Printing
Education
Electronics
Manufacturing
Robotics
Science
Tool
Other
Keywords
wind, energy, power, renewable, airborne wind energy, Kite Turbine, kite, Kite Power, flying, generator, portable