Co-Founder and Future Energy Fellow Writes About Pigeonholing Wind Technology
Has Wind Power Been Type-Cast For Good?
In North America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe, almost all wind power utilizes today's technology in the same way: large megawatt wind farms generate power to supplement the grid. But why is this? Wind power makes for an adaptable power source, one we should be seeing everywhere, like generating a few kilowatts for a remote cabin in the Appalachians, or churning water irrigation pumps along the South Saskatchewan River. But still, it’s being pigeonholed into one task, like an aging sitcom actor. . .Read the full article on The Energy Collective.