Michael-Shore-Barber-Wind-FLS-AshevilleCo-Founder: Michael Shore
Site: BarberWind Turbines
The Lowdown: Builds cost-efficient commercial-scale wind turbines
Awesomeness: Ferris-wheel design entirely eliminates the gearbox

BarberWind Turbines utilizes groundbreaking wind technology to produce more cost-effective, productive, transportable and environmentally-friendly commercial-scale wind turbines. BarberWind’s lightweight, revolutionary design eliminates the gearbox and housing, making its turbines less expensive to purchase, install and maintain.  BarberWind turbines also capture a greater percentage of available wind to deliver higher annual output of electricity.

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