Wind Lens has been proving its worth in China and Japan for several years

Wind Lens turbines have seen use in small-scale applications in China and Japan over the past decade.

At the Beijing Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology, 13 1kW machines were installed as an additional electricity source, while in Gansu provincean array of six 5kW units provided the power backbone to an irrigation project, backed by Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (Nedo), to reverse desertification in the area.

The Gansu project used the Wind Lens units as part of a microgrid set up, where the turbines supplied power to a pump-driven irrigation plant.

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