"Silent" wind turbine
“Silent” wind turbine

The Brisbane company, Renewable Energy Solutions Australia, has installed what it claims to be the world’s quietest wind turbine at Tullamarine in Victoria.

The company says that its uniquely designed Eco Whisper Turbine can capture up to 30% more energy than a than a traditional three-blade design.

The 20 kilowatt turbine is targetted at mid-sized commercial, manufacturing and industrial sites.

The company’s Chief Executive Officer, Tony Le Messurier, said that “This installation is another significant step towards proving that wind power is a safe and cost-effective clean energy alternative, This project paves the way for future installations, not just in Victoria but around the world.”