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Manufacturer Quiet Revolution has completed installation of the largest-yet urban installation of its vertical-axis wind turbines, which they say are “whisper quiet.” The new installation consists of 8 turbines atop an office building, which generate enough electricity for the 200-person building. How quiet are they? Most vertical axis turbines produce less energy than utility-feeding wind farms want/need, but the promise of distributed power generation without severe noise issues is pretty enticing…. Read more at what appears to be a press-release-based post on Environmental Graffiti.

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