Air moves, windmill spins, electricity is generated. Simple right? Not so fast: the Planet Forward community looks at this critical piece of the renewable energy mix from new and often surprising perspectives.
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Here is a new way to deliver energy to those who need it. The women in one small community in Guatemala have wind, they just need a way to harness it. Enter enthusiastic students from the University of Michigan College of Engineering. WATCH
University of Michigan BLUElab engineering students develop a wind turbine in a Guatemalan village using only locally available materials and hand-woven fabric.
Local Union 831 Tradeshow Installations
A self contained, portable wind power plant to be used in cargo container vessels. Self-contained wind turbines in cargo containers that can be strategically placed within the load of a container ship. This innovation utilizes the wind generated at... Read More
When Greensburg, Kansas was devastated by a tornado in 2007 the residents took it as an opportunity to rebuild as an environmentally friendly town. Watch our latest piece from PBS' Nightly Business Report. WATCH!
If Magneto and Storm from X-Men had a love child, what energy innovation would their offspring create? Regenydyne broaches one possibility.
The George Washington University
In the wake of the Joplin, Missouri tornado, Greensburg provides hope for rebuilding not just successfully, but sustainably. Greensburg's takeaway message: "When you loose everything you have, your quality of life doesn't change if your priorities... Read More