"Trampoline" Rig AWECS
A mega-scale horizontal membrane stretched like a
trampoline between, say, three peaks or masts, will spontaneously resonate
strongly in wind from any direction (unlike a single ribbon-wing set in
one direction). Power can be extracted at each anchor, or conveyed to one
location by pulleys and cables. The membrane is variably pre-tensioned to
the expected harmonic.
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