24 Sep '12, 5am

Air Force Vet Converts Silos to Low-Cost Wind Turbines for Small Farms: Filed under: Energy News

Air Force Vet Converts Silos to Low-Cost Wind Turbines for Small Farms: Filed under: Energy News

A U.S. Air Force veteran from Arkansas has won a chunk of funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a new venture called Agri Wind Turbines , to develop a low-cost wind turbine that uses compressed air funneled from existing or new silos. The idea is to provide small- and medium-sized farms with access to affordable wind power , especially in regions where “free-range” wind conditions are not ideal for conventional wind turbines.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/09/24/air-force-vet-develop...

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