Turbines Inspired by Nature
I propose a simple and efficient low drag turbine following the logarithmic spiral configuration found everywhere in the universe from hurricanes to galaxies. This new horizontal axis turbine is very practical and can generate a lot of clean energy. It’s also cheap and easy to build, requires little maintenance and works most efficiently in water currents (no damming required).
The goal of this project is to have a cheaper and cleaner way to generate electricity, especially in developing countries and remote villages. The blades may be built from recycled plastic bags and bottles, saving the environment on through both manufacturing and use.