Japanese Breakthrough Will Make Wind Power Cheaper than Nuclear

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wind-lens-turbines-moxnewsVIDclipA surprising aerodynamic innovation in wind turbine design called the 'wind lens' could triple the output of a typical wind turbine, making it less costly than nuclear power.

Some major wind projects are already projecting costs significantly lower than coal power -- $80 per MWh for wind versus $90 per MWh for coal -- and that is without government subsidies using today's wind turbine technology.

Imagine if a breakthrough came along that potentially tripled the energy output of those turbines. Well, such a breakthrough has already been achieved and deployed by Japanese researchers looking for an alternative to the dangerous nuclear power plants there.

 (WATCH the Mox News video below, and READ more about its potential at MNN)

 

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