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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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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... Read More