In Action

In our series “In Action," the opportunities and benefits of personal wind turbines are shared through customer testimonials and regional case studies.
Elektrilevi Estonia approves Skystream 3.7 wind turbine for grid use

Elektrilevi logoEstonia has just joined the growing number of countries permitting electric grid connection for Skystream 3.7 wind turbines. Read more »

KidWind—A Clean Energy Science Movement [with video]

This week in Shoot the Breeze and throughout the academic school year, Southwest Windpower will feature KidWind, a movement that introduces windKidWind into our nation's classrooms. By bringing renewable technologies into the hands of our youth, we can ensure the growth of green careers and the economy.

Check back often to see what's new from KidWind! Read more »

In the News: Research and Development in Renewable Energy, Small Wind Markets

Renewable Energy World
Microgrids: So Much More than Backup Energy
Most Americans don’t have to think much about energy reliability. We plug in a computer and it powers up; we flip a switch and the lights come on. Read more »

Science in motion, a different kind of exhibit

BOSTON -- Spanning panoramically along New England’s Charles River sits Boston’s Museum of Science (BoS), a landmark for the state of Massachusetts. Reputable in the east for having the most amount of interactive exhibits within the building, the museum also draws attention from the exterior with a vast array of wind turbines installed on its roof. Read more »

Commercial building installs Skystream 3.7 for economic benefit, ‘green’ appeal

Porto Alegre, Brazil— Atop a commercial office building along the highest point of Carlos Gomes Avenue, the financial center of Porto Alegre, Brazil, spins a Skystream 3.7--the first wind energy system for a commercial building in the region. Energia Pura Read more »

Skystream powers Belgium fair, a mid-summer celebration of all things sustainable

Starting today, the 250,000 expected visitors of the Libramont fair will see a greener event this year thanks to the Skystream 3.7. Our wind turbines not only welcome the fair-goers at the entrance, but they also provide energy to the fairgrounds, further instilling a “green” aspect. Read more »

Wind turbine helps the money get even greener at a HSBC branch

The money isn’t the only thing that’s green. For HSBC’s Sao Luis, Brazil “Renascenca” branch a recent installment of a wind turbine will reduce some 10 percent of the institution’s energy consumption.Skystream 3.7 in front of HSBC Brazil Read more »

Skystream 3.7 wind turbines help offset electricity costs of water treatment plant

Saving money, fostering self-sufficiency in a rural Alaskan community   Read more »

Skystream wind turbine improves safety, visibility at Business Park’s entrance

Enjoying the state of illumination Read more »

Cutting ‘fixed’ overhead and going green

Skystream by Southwest Windpower Chevron Station Power

On-site wind power is part of the energy savings mix for one Arizona station Read more »