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Solving the Climate Emergency One City at a Time

Town Lake, Austin, Texas - Photo by Tomek Baginski on Unsplash

“The first step is to put a name on the problem”

An Austin, Texas city council member made that statement as the city joined a growing movement of local governments declaring a climate emergency.   It marks a response to the growing...

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What are Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs)?

Most conventional wind turbines are horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT), meaning they look more like traditional windmills.  A HAWT  generates electricity by turning its large blades to the wind and as they spin, a generator produces power. Over the years, engineers identified a number of...

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Can VAWT Investors and Developers Make a Profit?

Profitable energy generation with Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs) has been a bit of a ‘holy grail’ for alternative energy experts for decades. The obvious advantages of VAWT over the horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT) in many applications have driven the search for a workable technology....

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What are Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs)?

Most conventional wind turbines are horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT), meaning they look more like traditional windmills.  A HAWT  generates electricity by turning its large blades to the wind and as they spin, a generator produces power. Over... Read More

Can VAWT Investors and Developers Make a Profit?

Profitable energy generation with Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs) has been a bit of a ‘holy grail’ for alternative energy experts for decades. The obvious advantages of VAWT over the horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT) in many applications have... Read More

How Distributed Energy Generation is Shaping the World's Access to Power

In many areas of the United States, you can drive past wind farms where hundreds of seemingly slowly moving wind turbines stretch out for miles. Each turbine is hundreds of feet tall and is connected to the nearby grid to push wind-generated... Read More