Two Types of Wind Turbines

renewable energy
renewable energy


A veteran business professional with an international background, Alexander Christodoulakis serves as CEO of PBS SA Capital Group. A global finance solutions company with a focus on the transportation, shipping and energy sectors.

Among the company groups under the portfolio management, Alexander Christodoulakis manages is Portland Energy Corporation, which until few years ago features one of the largest clean tech portfolios in the world by Mega Watt size.

One example of clean tech in the energy world is wind energy. Harnessing the power of wind into electricity does not produce greenhouse gasses and is completely renewable. There are two basic types of wind turbines used to generate power.

The Horizontal axis turbines and the Vertical axis turbines. Patented in 1931, the vertical axis turbine is not widely used today, as its performance cannot match that of the horizontal axis turbine.


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