The Nature Conservancy’s Palmyra Atoll

The Nature Conservancy’s Palmyra Atoll

 

The Nature Conservancy’s Palmyra Atoll photos by Cindy Coker.
SheerWind’s INVELOX system designed for island’s bird sanctuary
and low wind speeds. Read more

 

SheerWind 2015-Project: High Capacity Factor INVELOX

Customer or Collaborator: The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Purpose: Charging the onsite batteries and reducing consumption of fossil fuel
Funding: Provided by TNC and its supporting companies
Location: Palmyra Atoll in North Pacific, 1000 miles south-west of Honolulu
Initial Installation: May 2015
Complete Installation: August 2015
Outcome: Successful – Final report is being prepared

Unit Specifications:
• Hub Height = 6 m
• Total Height = 10 m
• Total Length = 18.5 m
• Intake D = 5.8 m
• Concentrator D = 5.8 m
• Venturi D = 3.0 m
• Diffuser D = 8 m
• SR = 3.5
Applications:
• Remote Communities
• Remote Missions

11_Aerial-view-of-complete-wind-turbine_Photo-by-Cindy-Coker

12_Completed-wind-turbine_Photo-by-Cindy-Coker

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