I came across a wind turbine “Democratic Ecology” (reminds of Soviet Names like “Revolution and Peace“) by a famed designer Philippe Stark. It’s rumored to provide a single home with 20-60% of all the electricity it needs and cost $633. Doubtful. Not sure what to think of it design-wise, as I could not verify its efficiency, aside cross-posted stats from multiple blogs.

I still think it’s quite beautiful and evokes visuals of dwellings in an alternative universe with enormous wind farms shaped like gigantic pastry beaters slicing through the air.

Philippe Starck's Wind Turbine

Philippe Starck's Wind Turbine

Via Gizmodo

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