30 Apr '13, 12pm

Reshuffling Our Top 5 Micro Wind Turbines

Reshuffling Our Top 5 Micro Wind Turbines

One of the most popular micro wind turbine companies around, Southwest Windpower, began to scale back operations last year and has apparently closed its doors, which means that our list of Top 5 Micro Wind Turbines is overdue for a re-do. As a preliminary step, let’s take a look at JLM Energy, Inc., an all-around renewable energy company that has figured out a way to piggyback its Zefr micro wind turbine arrays onto Southwest’s poles, resulting in a clever way to squeeze some extra juice out of existing wind turbine infrastructure. Zefr micro wind turbine courtesy of JLM Energy No More Southwest Wind Power Before we get into one of those OMG another Obama-supported green company goes belly up kind of “scandals,” let’s note for the record that Southwest Windpower was established in 1987. Throughout the years it won high-profile accolades for both its technology and its comm...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/04/30/the-5-best-micro-wind...

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