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Roof-top urban wind turbines in London.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18532296     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
With the Mayor of London's office decision to allow planning permission only if 10% of the building's energy consumption is from renewable sources, wind turbines are starting to be erected on rooftops of residential blocks. A Proven 6 kW, 6m horizontal axis turbine was positioned on an 11 story 1960s concrete construction block of flats in the summer of 2007. Noise and vibration measurements were taken on the roof-top and in the nearest flat. In addition, energy performance was monitored, wind speed and direction recorded and weather noted. Results confirm that central London is a 24 h city and, given the right conditions, the turbine generators meaningful amounts of electricity.
Authors:
Stephen Dance; Linda Liviani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America     Volume:  123     ISSN:  1520-8524     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Acoust. Soc. Am.     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503051     Medline TA:  J Acoust Soc Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3823     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
London South Bank University, FESBE, Borough Road, SE1 0AA London, UK, dances@lsbu.ac.uk.
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