08232664 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 50 patents.

This invention is for a vertical axis wind turbine apparatus supported in a tower with wind diverter doors for controlling the air impinging on the turbine blades. The diverter doors are closable in high wind conditions to seal off the wind turbine to protect the turbine against damage.

Title
Vertical axis wind turbine
Application Number
12/461837
Publication Number
8232664 (B2)
Application Date
August 25, 2009
Publication Date
July 31, 2012
Inventor
Luis Piloto
Johnson City
TN, US
Mark R Stroup
Longwood
FL, US
Agent
William M Hobby III
Assignee
Luis Piloto
NJ, US
Mark R Stroup
FL, US
IPC
F03D 7/00
H02P 9/04
F03D 9/00
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