The Leading Edge LE-v50 vertical axis wind turbine is a compact, silent and lightweight turbine designed to trickle charge marine batteries or for low power electronic devices such as data-loggers, radio and telemetry equipment. The vertical axis design is able to work effectively in challenging conditions compared with a horizontal axis turbine, read this article in Energy Engineering magazine.

The LE-v50 wind turbine can be found supplementing solar PV panels in ‘off-grid’ renewable energy systems. 

The LE-v50 wind turbine is also a regular sight at marinas providing a trickle charge to valuable batteries whilst the owners are away. This saves money by not having to connect to ‘shore power’ or repair and replace expensive batteries that have been damaged by becoming discharged. It reduces the effects of mains induced electrolysis and corrosion on the boat as well as meaning that owners can go on extended cruises without need to run the engine.

The LE-v50 is available as a 12V, 24V and 48V wind turbine.

The LE-v50 wind turbine is manufactured from high quality aluminium alloys and stainless steel which has been laser processed, CNC machined, hard anodized and powder coated to ensure that the turbine will withstand the harsh effects of the extreme environments that it was originally designed for.

With only 1 moving part, there is little to go wrong and no brushes or slip-rings to wear out and need replacing. The bearings are sealed for life and fully lubricated, so no greasing or maintenance is required. All of the fixings are manufactured from A4 stainless steel which are able to withstand the most corrosive of environments.

Power curve for LE-v50 vertical axis wind turbine
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LE-v50 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (12/24/48V)

£812.95

£677.46 ex. VAT
build time Built to order in 7-10 days

Technical Specification

  • Rotor Diameter: 270mm
  • Rotor Height: 456mm
  • Rotor Type: 3-Blade Savonious
  • Blade Material: Aluminium alloy
  • Rated Output: 10 watts @ 12m/s (26mph)
  • Peak Output: 70 watts
  • Cut-in speed: 5m/s (11.1mph)
  • Weight: 9Kg
  • Generator Type: 3-Phase Brushless NIB rotor PMA
  • Output voltage: 12V, 24V or 48V wind turbine
  • Warranty: 2 years
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*All technical specifications and images are correct at the time of publication, but are subject to change without notice.
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LE-v50 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (12/24/48V)

£812.95

£677.46 ex. VAT
build time Built to order in 7-10 days

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