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The wind blows in a vertical way

Why are nearly all wind turbines mounted on a horizontal axis?

They generate noise polltion, induce fatigue in the mast and foundation and have to be pointed in the wind's direction.

Vertically mounted turbines would minimise or avoid these disadvantages. With tall slender "spiral" turbines, they could also be spaced
closer together.

DR W W L CHAN (F), 48 Wembley Park Drive, Wembley HA9 8HB

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