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Floating Offshore Vertical Axis Wind Turbines? Can They Work?



Will vertical axis wind turbines finally make it mainstream? The University of Texas at Dallas is hoping to launch their DOE funded floating VAWT project in 2022 – will it work? Plus, we talk dismantling wind farms (toppling them over?), broken blades, microplastics from leading edge erosion and more.

TIMESTAMPS
0:00 Intro
1:55 GE Blade Breakage
9:35 Offshore VAWTs
19:03 Ocean Floor Battery?
24:49 Microplastics from Wind Turbines?
31:41 Blades Made into Outdoor Seating
36:25 Dismantling Wind Farms
46:02 New Vineyard Wind Lawsuit

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