Innovative Small Wind Turbines
Technology being developed by Flower Turbines enables a new model in the small wind industry. Focused on creating beautiful, affordable, and efficient turbines for the urban/suburban market and tight spaces, we are paving the way for the future of distributed energy and providing investors with an equitable opportunity in the process. Our ‘Cluster Effect’ (whereby our turbines perform better when tightly packed together as opposed to the most common turbines which perform worse when tightly packed) gives us a key advantage to scaling wind farms and harnessing the electricity they produce.
The carefully crafted design of the Tulip is so aerodynamically efficient, it is actually able to take the wind entering the turbine, reverse its direction, and point toward the second blade at a higher speed than the initial wind outside. (Of course, much of the wind’s force is expended on the first blade, but the right amount of air space enables the remainder to operate more efficiently.)
The red, higher velocity areas on the side show how the cluster effect works--by driving wind tunnels into adjacent turbines.
Flower Turbines aims to address what we believe are five major problems preventing the small wind sector from reaching its potential, and becoming a sustainable trillion dollar industry:
The first and second are that low noise and high efficiency are hard for most small wind solutions to achieve simultaneously and, as a result, they are unusable in areas where people live and work.
The third is that they can’t be placed without interfering with each other’s wind flow.
The fourth is that our turbines start operating at lower speeds than others (0.7 meters per second, or 1.6 miles per hour, as opposed to most turbines, which, according to our research, start at 3 m/s), and current wind turbine electronics are not made to handle the low speeds.
And fifth, our research shows that standard turbines can pose a risk to birds.
Flower Turbines are uniquely designed to overcome the problems facing small wind technology with improvements that make them less turbulent, more efficient, and allow them to work together in ways previously thought impossible.
Our patented system utilizes a synergistic cluster effect, so that each turbine propels energy to neighboring turbines and enhances their performance by 20-50%. We hope to leverage this to fuel our growth and are currently negotiating a project of 90,000 turbines based on this competitive advantage.
We’ve also disrupted the market by implementing the kind of exquisitely elegant design that encourages people to embrace them as works of art. The advantage of our approach is that Flower Turbines provide a perfect solution for any area where space is limited and sustainable energy is needed such as close to people, buildings, and parking lots.
It also accompanies solar beautifully, because using both together means energy during more of a daily and seasonal cycle, thereby saving on costly battery storage.
An indication of the efficiency of our Flower Turbines is that they are able to begin generating electricity at a wind speed of just 0.7 m/s (industry standard is 3 m/s). This conclusion is based on testing data in a low wind environment.
If you were to place our turbines next to the average competitor with 3 m/s wind, the large model turbine will already be producing 30 or more watts of electricity as the competition is first beginning to rotate.
COMPARISON WITH SOLAR
We believe that solar and wind make a great combination and balance each other when the other is not so productive, and that microgrid projects can sometimes be cheaper, depending on the resources of sun and wind, when using wind plus solar plus fewer batteries than solar alone plus batteries, because you need a lot of extra solar to make up for a few stormy winter days in a row. In windy areas in higher latitudes, wind may be much better than solar:
*Revenue numbers are per year and the above statistics may not be representative of performance in all windy areas.
In Flower Turbines’ decade of development, we have been the recipient of numerous honors. Since its last raise on StartEngine, the company has been able to proceed with setting up manufacturing operations in Texas, and expanded its sales of wind-powered electric bike charging stations. All while continuing to win awards that speak to the power of our technology.
2022 installation of our largest model in a shipyard in the Netherlands
Brand awareness for Flower Turbines continues to flourish as the company has recently entered the luxury and celebrity market sphere via Flower Power. Our wind turbines are now being sold as collectible art pieces that are unique, beautiful, and functional.
One of our first US markets is battery charging with many applications such as emergency use. Our wind turbines are now being used for sustainable battery recharging at Coldplay’s outdoor concerts.
This image shows our turbines being used at the Coldplay concert
*The above is a rendering of our products. Images are computer generated demo versions. Our turbines are currently available on the market for purchase. This is a product line of special landscape designs, copyright pending.
Additionally, Pepperdine University Business School picked 20 out of 4500 companies, and narrowed it down to the Top 10 Most Fundable Companies in America after an intensive review of the people, financials, and business plan, followed by interviews and background checks. After that, the public was asked to vote for their favorites, and Flower Turbines was in the top 3.
Flower Turbines also passed an exhaustive review by the Solar Impulse Foundation to become one of their 1000 Efficient Solutions for combating climate change and was awarded the Solar Impulse label. https://solarimpulse.com/solutions-explorer/wind-tulips
Additionally, our founder and CEO, Dr. Daniel Farb was chosen as one of the 2021 Department of Energy Impel+ Innovators. (source)
Here are some of the organizations we belong to:
We also recently won recognition from Triad, a New York State program for introducing technology to the Department of Defense.
*The above graphic uses internal estimates generated by the Company
Although the small turbines sector is projected to hit a CAGR of over 17% in the near future (source), Flower Turbines anticipates that its market-changing product will do even more to drive growth exponentially.
The expected revenue from the small turbine sector is projected to reach $400M in 2024, growing 42.5% in just five years (source). This level of growth is expected without factoring in the effect of our product entering the mass market.
Bloomberg predicts that wind and solar will power half the world's grid by 2050 and receive $9 trillion of investment (source). We hope Flower Turbines will be part of that. Additionally, Flower Turbines has entered the exciting market of electric charging, one of the top trends in cleantech (source).
Flower Turbines believes in doing its part to save the planet, not by asking for subsidies, but by creating the technological improvements that will make its products useful choices. Our goal is to provide 5% of electric power in most major markets within the next 20 years – a significant objective, designed to have a significant impact.
Fulfilling our business plan requires an up-front investment, but we are confident that the quality of our products, coupled with a demand for more, will result in healthy growth once the world becomes acquainted with our initial installations.
Our first $1 million enabled Flower Turbines to expand patents and engineering and begin with manufacturing several sizes and versions, to expand its product line to the fast-growing segment of electric vehicle charging, and to develop a critical team mass in the European market. The second funding round allowed us to move into an upward sales trajectory and work on manufacturing. This third funding round enabled us to expand and develop a critical mass in the US market as we did in Europe. This round is aimed to bring us to profitability and manufacturing in the US and EU markets and help us initiate other market entries.
Building on what we have already achieved, Flower Turbines is excited for this round of fundraising to help us accelerate expansion, so that we can achieve our ultimate goal. Anyone can invest. Sign up to join us! Join the movement against climate change and for local, clean energy.
IP List for Flower Turbines; Multiple Innovations are a Core Strength of Flower Turbines
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PATENTS WITH PCT NUMBERS
Title: 2-Bladed Vertical Axis Turbines
EU: 10780138.3, granted, entered in:
Title: VARIABLE DIAMETER AND ANGLE VERTICAL AXIS TURBINE
Title: Vertical Axis Turbine Clustering
Title: ROOFTOP WIND TURBINE FLOW IMPROVEMENTS
Title: Savonius Wind Turbine Ratios
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CEO of Leviathan Energy, 2008-present. The Leviathan Energy group consists of related renewable energy companies, and is on hold while the majority of his time is spent working on Flower Turbines. A strong believer in the importance of ecology and an avid hiker.
National Science Foundation Innovation Corps program (US). Completed November 2017.
Course Series: Executive’s Guide to Patent Strategy, Summer, 2011 and 2012, Herzliya, Israel, taught by Finnegan law firm and the University of Haifa
1999-2001: Courses at UCLA School of Business and Management, a program in International Trade and Commerce. Partially completed.
1997, Anderson School of Management, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, a degree in Executive Management.
1978-1982, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. M.D., elected to Alpha Omega Alpha honors fraternity
1976-1977, Special Student in Science, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. An additional year of science courses after graduation.
1972-1976, Yale College, New Haven, Conn. B.A., English Literature, cum laude. Set an academic record in Yale's history by taking eight courses (double the average load, and including two senior research projects in English and Psychology along with science) in one semester and receiving all A's.
2006-present, Founder, CEO, creator of most of the intellectual property, Leviathan Energy, a group of renewable energy companies in Israel and the US with innovations in a variety of wind, water, wave, and underwater turbines. Leviathan Energy Hydroelectric and Leviathan Energy Wind Lotus (predecessor of Flower Turbines) won the prestigious Eurogia label for its work. Two wind companies won second (Leviathan Energy Wind Lotus--an Israeli company that pre-dated Flower Turbines, and which put the first small wind turbine on the Israeli grid) and third place in the Israel Cleantech Open 2010. 2011: Small wind invention (the Tulips) featured at Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem as one of Israel’s top 45 technologies. Exhibit on it still present. Flower Turbines LLC was located at the Long Island High Tech Incubator at Stony Brook University in 2013. Though he works for Leviathan Energy, this has been put on hold while Flower Turbines remains his primary job.
2005-2006- Patent writer and consultant with an intellectual property law firm in Ramat Gan, Israel.
Dr. Farb is a thought leader in the area of renewable energy. Here is an excerpt of him speaking in the Congressional Office Building in 2015: https://youtu.be/V69ZMDa9HJk
He was also chosen as one of the 2021 innovators in the Impel program run by the Department of Energy and Livermore National Laboratory for Building-integrated Wind Turbines:
Prior to joining Flower Turbines, Warren led a series of technology and real estate businesses. Beginning in 1979, Warren raised venture capital for four start-ups, and led each company from inception to growth to a successful sale. In 1982, he founded Einstein software. The company developed the Einstein word processor, which he subsequently sold to Microsoft. He has also located, analyzed, appraised, and negotiated the purchase and sale of numerous commercial properties.
Warren has a BA from CSUN and a JD from Southwestern School of Law. He is an avid fisherman, a devoted husband / father /grandfather, and a champion chess player.
Not only is he passionate about the planet, his eye for recruiting talent has created a stellar team at Flower Turbines’ Headquarters.
Mr. Stoll is also the creator of Flower Power, a product line of Flower Turbines.
International Project Manager
Consultant Mechanical Engineer
Yury Gurevich, Mechanical Engineer. specializes in 3D scanning, reverse engineering, and advanced surface design.
Dima Sladkov, Mechanical Engineer. specializes in materials, tolerances and manufacturing processes.
Arthur Bayzer, BS and MS in aerospace engineering, experienced with wind turbines.
Mr. Baitish works with Flower Turbines as a Consultant.
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