TEDGlobal 2012 Hassine Labaied

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TEDGlobal 2012 Hassine Labaied by Mind Map: TEDGlobal 2012 Hassine Labaied

1. What

1.1. With his team in Tunisia, Hassine Labaied has developed a breakthrough technology for capturing the energy of the wind.

2. Banker on stage talking about wind energy

2.1. Now that's innovation

2.2. Booming energy demand

2.3. wind is clear, free

2.3.1. perfectly renewable

2.4. suffer from low effficiency level

2.4.1. 30-40%

2.4.2. means +/- 70% windenergy lost

2.5. no vilable saving source

3. Zero blade technology

3.1. Has no blades, doesn't rotate

3.2. wind is being harvested by sailshipbody

3.2.1. by not motion

3.2.2. inspired by nature to better save nature

3.3. saving costs by having a simple design

3.3.1. no blades

3.3.2. no gearbox

3.3.3. slash costs by 50%!

3.4. Video demonstrating motion

3.4.1. wind kinetic energy

3.4.2. hydralic energy

3.4.3. then electricity

3.5. scorage

3.5.1. wind

3.5.1.1. hydraulic motor

3.5.1.1.1. generator

3.6. highly efficient

3.6.1. captures twice as much energy as a windmill design

4. Who

4.1. Hassine Labaied

4.2. Wind energy innovator

5. still many qyestions

5.1. scalability

5.2. compatability with grid

5.3. but now it works

5.3.1. efficient

5.3.2. bird friendly

5.3.3. almost silent

5.3.4. works better in landscape

6. to good to be true?

6.1. history of himan evolution: nothing is out of reach

6.2. majority of innovation from places not expected

6.3. contribute to global effort to make this world better for next generation