24 Feb '15, 1pm

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UGE VisionAIR5 vertical axis turbines , they are pretty uniquely suited to their unusual new home, which is located above the Eiffel Tower’s second floor, some 400 ft up. The height enables optimum performance for the turbines, which can harvest wind from any direction, and the near silence of the mechanisms ensure they don’t distract from visitor experience. Additionally, the turbines were given a custom paint job so as to blend in with the tower’s frame.

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