Go Green Energy
          Serving Florida & Minnesota

VAWT vs HAWT


Vertical Axis Wind Generators (VAWT's)

  • Main rotor shaft in vertical direction.
  • Operates with wind from any direction.
  • Designed for low wind speed.
  • Operates at a low RPM.
  • Lower Vibration levels.
  • Small noise levels.

 






Horizontal Axis Wind Generator's (HAWT's)
 

  • Main rotor shaft in the horizontal direction.
  • Small generators are pointed into the wind by a simple wind vane.
  • Requires a relatively high wind speed.
  • Operates at a high RPM.
  • Higher vibration levels.
  • Can be noisy.

 

 











 

 




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