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While small-scale wind turbines cannot produce the same amount of power when compared to bigger sized turbines, it has still found a variety of other uses.  One such example is Core Communications preparation to incorporate small vertical-axis wind turbines to power their cell phone towers on different sites around Southern California.

The turbines to be used are manufactured by Helix Wind, which can generate electricity even in 10 kph wind speed. The project will be put on trial on the first quarter of 2010. Read the full article here

By Maria Belgado