Vortex Bladeless: Spanish Start-up Innovates Wind Energy

Mimi Reichenbach 9/16/15 If wind turbines were considered disruptive technology, Vortex Bladeless is set to disrupt the disrupters. This summer, the Madrid-based start-up announced a new wind turbine, the “Vortex.” The Vortex differs dramatically in structure from current turbines. Most notably, it does not have any blades. The turbine instead generates energy from an oscillating effect, perhaps making it more …