In Action


In our series “In Action," the opportunities and benefits of personal wind turbines are shared through customer testimonials and regional case studies.
U.S. homeowner cuts electric use: A year-to-year comparison


In our series “In Action," the opportunities and benefits of personal wind turbines are shared through customer testimonials and regional case studies.

With a heart for the environment and a desire to do her part, Nancy Riddick has been interested in renewable energy for years – long before it was en vogue. The high cost was her largest roadblock to investing in renewables. Skystream changed all that.

After ongoing research about wind turbines, Riddick discovered the Skystream, which was not only significantly lower in price compared to other models, but also generated much higher efficiency levels as well. She began looking for a local dealer, but remained skeptical. Read more »

Wind powers green living project in Kenya

In our series “In Action," the opportunities and benefits of personal wind turbines are shared through customer testimonials and regional case studies. Jane and Robert Jann have been building a model for sustainable living in Awendo, Kenya for several years. Along with food gardens and a home built using low-impact construction techniques, this site includes small-scale wind power to pump drinking water. The couple hopes that the site will serve as a case study for sustainable development and eventually supply UV-purified drinking water for people living in the area. Jane recently corresponded with Southwest Windpower about this project. Read more »