04648801 is referenced by 81 patents and cites 28 patents.

A wind turbine assembly includes a wind turbine 18 mounted in a head 16, the wind turbine driving, via a gear box 22, an air compressor 24, 25, the inlet 26 of which is arranged to withdraw air from the vicinity of the blades of the turbine 18 to improve the efficiency of the turbine. The compressed air may be fed via a duct 12 for example to a reservoir or to a motor or gas turbine, for example, to drive a generator.

Title
Wind turbines
Application Number
6/868190
Publication Number
4648801
Application Date
May 21, 1986
Publication Date
March 10, 1987
Inventor
Robert R Wilson
Kilmalcolm
GB
Agent
Barnes & Thornburg
Assignee
James Howden & Company
GB
IPC
F03D 9/02
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