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A Retrospective of Wind Turbine Architectural Integration in the Built Environment
Abstract:Since the European renewable energy directives set the target for 22.1% of electricity generation to be supplied by 2010 , there has been increased interest in using green technologies also within the urban enviroment. The most commonly considered installations are solar thermal and solar photovoltaics. Nevertheless, as observed by Bahaj et al. , small scale turbines can reduce the built enviroment related CO2 emissions. Thus, in the last few years, an increasing number of manufacturers have developed small wind turbines specifically designed for the built enviroment. The present work focuses on the integration into architectural systems of such installations and presents a survey of successful case studies.
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