woensdag 23 oktober 2013

donderdag 4 februari 2010

Directly into the Wind

A wind turbine powered vehicle builds speed going upwind

zondag 7 juni 2009

The Greenbird

The Greenbird - the fastest wind powered vehicle on Earth!: "The Ecotricity Greenbird smashes world speed record.

On the morning of March 26th, 2009 on the 'dry' Lake Ivanpah, The Greenbird - driven by British engineer Richard Jenkins - smashed the world land speed record for wind powered vehicles.

The Greenbird clocked 126.1 mph (202.9 km/h) , eclipsing the old, American held, record of 116 mph, set by Bob Schumacher in the Iron Duck in March 1999 at the same location."

maandag 4 mei 2009

Russian ultra efficient magnet motor (Dutch Tee Vee)

Russian electronic ultra efficient magnet motor; a solution for the energy-wasting internal combustion engine. 10 times as efficient as a fossil fuel engine and much more eff. than any other electr. motor. According to the designer returns energy back to the battery, even uphill; if pedalled 1 km, returns energy for another km.(For those who don't believe in free energy: where does the rest of the power come from?). Works on alternating current triggered from a battery. Tested on bicycles at speeds up to 140 kmh=90 mph.

The company is called ultramotors, the inventor Vasily Skondin and Ian Woodcock is the company Chairman.

woensdag 22 april 2009

Greenbird Smashes the Sail Land Speed Record - 126 mph

Greenbird Smashes the Sail Land Speed Record - 126 mph under sail !!! : Old Salt Blog - a virtual port of call for all those who love the sea: "On the morning of March 26th, on the ‘dry’ Lake Ivanpah, The Ecotricity Greenbird driven by British engineer, Richard Jenkins smashed the world land speed record for wind powered vehicles. The Greenbird clocked 126.1 mph (202.9 km/h) , eclipsing the old, American held, record of 116 mph , set by Bob Schumacher in the Iron Duck in March 1999 at the same location."