Features and Benefits

The BarberWind Turbines 800kW transforms wind power. It is less expensive to purchase, install and maintain. And, it captures a greater percentage of available wind producing the lowest electricity cost of any turbine. Simply elegant.

Utilizes Efficient Rim-Driven Technology

  • Eliminates the need for a heavy, expensive, high maintenance gear box and nacelle
  • Includes built-in lifting system that eliminates the need for rental cranes, and makes ours the only hurricane resilient turbine available.
  • Allows the energy to be harvested from the rim rather than the center (higher speed/lower torque)
  • Supports blade tips at the rim where the loads are highest allowing us to produce lighter weight, less expensive blades
  • Improves wind capture 20%-30% more than current turbine blades by utilizing our patent-pending 8-inch airfoil blades
  • Reduces drag and noise through our self-pitching, self-twisting blades.
  • Smoothes electricity generation with flywheel effect
  • Offers the lowest cut-in speed of any mid-sized turbine increasing consistent operation
  • Captures a higher percentage of available wind than current model wind turbines
  • Allows the blades to automatically hold themselves at the ideal angle of attach to the apparent wind to achieve maximum lift
  • Optional lattice or monopole tower

Improves Transportation Options

  • Allows all components to ship in six standard semi-trailers or seven 40′ ocean going containers
  • Allows delivery to previously inaccessible locations such as mountaintops, severe slopes, and island nations
  • Eliminates overweight and over-length highway costs

Lowers Installation and Maintenance Costs

  • Eliminates the use of heavy, expensive cranes
  • Eliminates gear box service and maintenance
  • Utilizes standard components that are available off the shelf in most cities

Greater Value and Shorter Payback Period

  • Produces the lowest cost per kilowatt of any turbine
  • Shortens payback period for customers and investors

Environmentally Friendly

  • Lattice Tower disappears in the shorter distance
  • 8-inch Blades are made from pultruded fiberglass resulting in greatly reduced harmonics
  • No danger of fire since we have no nacelle or hot oil
  • Slower rim speed and blades on every cable (spoke) is friendly to birds by eliminating large empty spaces for birds to fly through

Replaces Diesel Power Economically

  • Reduces cost per kilowatt hour. Electricity generated with Diesel GEN sets cost between $.25 and $.65 per kilowatt hour