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Highway generators / Highway generators

Highway generators
Highway generators

Cars can generate air flow when driving on highway. This design takes advantages of the highway railing collect air, and pushes the fan blade to rotate so that it can turns wind into energy. This can provide us a kind of ecological method to generate electricity. According to experiments, cars with speed of 80 km/h on the highway can produce at least 3 m/s unilateral wind energy. The wind energy will be increased for times when the cars are driving on both sides, and it can provide equal electric energy which is the basic requirement of small wind turbine.


Southwest Jiaotong University

Southwest Jiaotong University
Department of Industrial Design
Chengdu, China

Shi Xiaoming,
Southwest Jiaotong University

Xu Maohuang,
Southwest Jiaotong University

Qiu Liwei,
Southwest Jiaotong University

Han Nuan,
Southwest Jiaotong University