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August 15, 2011

Drive Like the Wind… Not!

What’s the problem with electric cars? They still plug into the grid, causing pollution. But new home  wind generators can charge your little car right up, maybe…

According to Fast Company‘s Michael Corin, “The Skypump’s vertical rotor blades (capturing multi-directional wind more effectively than horizontal turbines) sit atop a 42-foot tower, about the height of light and power towers already common in suburbia.… Read the rest