Saphon Energy's bladless turbine

Published 12:52 PM ET, Mon December 16, 2013
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'The Saphonian' is 45% cheaper and almost twice as efficient as a three-blade turbine, claim its inventors. Courtesy: Saphon Energy
Anis Aouini, Saphonian's inventor, chairman and co-founder [inset right] and Hassine Labaied, chief executive officer and co-founder [inset left] believe Saphon Energy could spur entrepreneurship in Tunisia.
Courtes: Saphon Energy