The l’Arbre à Vent, Wind Tree generator
An electricity generating tree.
The French company NewWind R&D released their prototype about their idea of ‘green’ energy. It’s called l’Arbre à vent and is a 11 meter high tree filled with 72 Aeroleaf’s, small leaf shaped turbines. Compared to conventional turbines the Wind Tree claims to be silent and capable of delivering 3kW with a modest breeze.
Specifications Wind Tree
Power: 3,1 kW (at 5 m/s)
Height: 11 meters
Price: € 29500 / $ 33000