Re-inventing the Windmill

  The Dutch have a reputation for obtaining energy by means of a windmill. This energy was used for all kinds of purposes, such as milling of raw material, water pumping, etc .. Today, the windmill is a means to generate sustainable energy. The Dutch MSc Marinus...

Can Kite Power Revolutionize the Wind Industry?

  Rod Read, an engineer and stay-at-home dad, lives on the remote Isle of Lewis in Scotland. For the past seven years, he’s been designing a kite that he thinks could revolutionize wind power. His prototype, a series of spinning rainbow-colored rings,...

Dutch Trains Are World’s First to Run on 100% Wind Power

The Netherlands, aka Windmill Country, is now operating 100 percent of its electric trains with wind energy. As of Jan. 1, 600,000 daily train passengers have been traveling completely carbon neutral, according to an announcement from the Netherlands’ principal...

Innovative Wing Turbine Technology

Developed by championship-winning Formula One aerodynamics and materials engineers, Anakata’s ‘Accelerator Technology’ increases the speed of the wind as it approaches the rotor. The addition of the downstream wind-trackers also allow the wind turbines to react to...