Floating Vertical Contra-rotating Turbines

The floating vertical contra-rotating turbines have less impact on wildlife, as the turbine is perceived as a natural obstacle.

The World Wide Wind created vertical axis turbines, with low speed of the rotor blade’s wing tip, preventing birds strikes.



Floating Vertical Contra-rotating Turbines (3)
World Wide Wind

One integrated design for floating offshore wind
Two counter-rotating turbines (blades/turbine, shaft and mast, generator)
Tilted with the wind (similar to sail boats)

Floating Vertical Contra-rotating Turbines (2)
World Wide Wind

Simple design; no nacelle, gear, cooling, yaw
Generator as part of floater and ballast
Scalable up to 40MW and 400m height
Reduced wake effect and increased turbine density



Floating Vertical Contra-rotating Turbines (1)
World Wide Wind

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