Typhoon-Proof, Egg-Beater-Shaped Wind Turbine on Trial in Japan

  • Challenergy designs turbine tailored for typhoon winds
  • Researchers anticipate more intense typhoons as oceans warm

With hurricanes threatening Florida and typhoons lashing Japan, a startup company working on the island of Okinawa is trialing a wind turbine that could withstand winds that blow the blades off traditional machines.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.