A Danish company decided to innovate and develop a portable wind turbine. THE Wind Catcher it is lighter, more powerful and easier to use than any other wind power system on the market.
THE Wind Catcher it is a small wind power generator that, with only 10 kg, can produce up to 600W. In addition to being easy to transport, the device is set up in just 15 minutes and can charge appliances, computers, e-bikes and other electronic devices.
According to Interesting Engineering, works day and night, even if the winds are blowing at just 13 kilometers per hour. All of these characteristics add to the added value of being a environmentally friendly device, as it is made from recycled plastic and produces clean, renewable energy.
The team that designed the Wind Catcher made sure that the wind turbine does not disturb the peace that nature provides. The technology emits a soft sound and can be placed up to about 20 meters away.
According to the team, a portable computer can be loaded at a wind speed of about 9 mph (four meters per second).
This portable mini wind turbine is a great option for outdoor trips and the price should be around $ 1,000. A start-up The Danish authorities say that, if everything goes as planned, the first Wind Catcher will go on sale in December.
Liliana Malainho, ZAP //