06 May '11, 1pm

All-in-One Portable Wind Turbine Tested (and Liked) by U.S. Army

All-in-One Portable Wind Turbine Tested (and Liked) by U.S. Army

has come up with what looks like the kitchen sink of renewable energy, combining a wind turbine with a micro-mini smart grid, solar energy and power storage. The U.S. Army’ RDECOM (Research, Development and Engineering Command) has been testing a portable version of the wind turbine system, called “Power on Demand,” and so far they like what they are seeing. WindTamer has also installed stationery versions for several small businesses. The appeal of the system is its ability to smooth out spikes in supply and demand, and deliver a steady and reliable stream of energy by switching seamlessly between multiple sources.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/05/06/all-in-one-portable-w...

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