Denmark have recently completed the world's first successful test on a wind turbine with a laser-based anemometer built into the spinner.

Researchers in Denmark have recently completed the world’s first successful test on a wind turbine with a laser-based anemometer built into the spinner in order to increase electricity generation. The results show that this system can predict wind direction, gusts of wind and turbulence.

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Link to article: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/01/100104092454.htm

Source: Science Daily

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