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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

March 26, 2011 in Wind

It’s been a while since I read this book.  And while the saying goes “don’t judge a book by it’s cover”, I admit- I was kind of attracted by the cover of this book.                     It’s inviting, isn’t it? And moreover, the book is great.  And [...]

Hummm …

March 21, 2011 in Wind

To kickoff Watt Now, I will start with the project Humdinger. A simple and elegant concept based on “aerolastic flutter”, that harnesses energy from the wind (by creating a flutter oscillation on a tensioned membrane) and converts the flutter to electricity through new types of linear generators. The Humdinger technology can respond to different level [...]