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Wind Energy Device and Related Methods

  • Jan 25, 2023
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ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Jan. 24 -- Three inventors Brent Gregory, Scottsdale, Arizona; Bryan D. Knodel, Flagstaff, Arizona; and Tim Knodel, Cupertino, California, have been awarded a patent (No. US 11560873 B1, initially filed Dec. 4, 2020) for "Wind energy device and related methods."

Implementations of wind energy devices may include a frame coupled to each of a first rotor wheel, a second rotor wheel, a third rotor wheel, and a fourth rotor wheel. Implementations of wind energy devices may also include a first cable configured to rotate about the first rotor wheel and the second rotor wheel and a second cable configured to rotate about the third rotor wheel and the fourth rotor wheel. Implementations of wind energy devices may also include a plurality of airfoils coupled between the first cable and the second cable. Implementations of wind energy devices may include a first generator and a second generator. Implementations of wind energy devices may include a controller coupled to the first generator and the second generator. The controller may be configured to control a speed of rotation of the plurality of airfoils.

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