Monday, June 3, 2013

Seven unique small-wind turbines

Small-wind turbines (SWTs) have been around for decades, but the industry is finally maturing. Interest in the distributed-power generators is coming from industries such as telecommunications and defense. Pike Research forecasts that global installations of SWTs will grow from an estimated 85.8 MW in 2012 to 172 MW in 2018, adding up to $3.3 billion in revenues. With an expanded network of deals worldwide, we’re bound to see more of these popping up around us. Here are a few: