There is a big debate about whether this particular design of wind turbine kills many birds, however.
Hybrid Wind/Solar Power Generators for Homes & Businesses
These look pretty cool. And apparently they are getting quite popular in San Diego. They are small wind turbines combined with solar panels from DyoCore. The name of the product is SolAir.
Each SolAir device has three rotating blades, a 64” radius, and weighs approximately 60 lbs. A solar panel 40 square inches in size is integrated into the micro wind turbines. A SolAir can generate power in winds anywhere from 6 mph to 60 mph. As you can see in the photos above and below, SolAirs are often installed along the roof line of residential or commercial buildings, but they can be used in a variety of locations.
“The unique and proprietary design, including the small footprint, of the DyoCore SolAir products allows our distributors to design and install the system quickly for homeowners and businesses,” David Raines, CEO and founder of DyoCore, says.
The small wind feature combined with solar panels allows for electricity generation on sunny days with little wind or windy days with/without sun, making the SolAir product ideal for many parts of the country during almost any conditions.”...