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Renewable Devices Swift Turbines Ltd (RDST) / Building mounted wind turbines

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Renewable Devices Swift Turbines Ltd (RDST) is part of the Edinburgh-based Renewable Devices Group, which designs, manufactures and advises on renewable energy technologies.

RDST designed and brought to market the ‘Swift’ roof-mounted wind turbine, which has a rated power output of 1.5 kW. Trials and small-scale production started in 2004, and full scale production in 2007. The Swift has been sold in a number of different countries, as far afield as Malawi and Australia.

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