NEW ALBANY, Ind.--()--WindStream Technologies’ TurboMill™ micro-wind turbines have been selected for installation at the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, Finland, part of a “League of Green Embassies” program that could pave the way for purchase of other WindStream products at embassies around the globe.
“The League of Green Embassies is deeply committed to promoting energy efficient and high performance building practices”
The League of Green Embassies is a consortium of about 80 U.S. embassies that are working to incorporate the very best in new U.S. company products and technologies for energy efficiency and cost savings. The installation was highlighted at an embassy press event with Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday, March 8.
The WindStream TurboMills will reduce the embassy’s demand on the public grid, reduce energy costs and lower green house gas emissions. The TurboMill is durable enough to survive for years in harsh winters as well as being scalable so the embassy can add more units as its energy needs grow. The product can generate energy even from gentle winds of 4-5 mph, allowing the TurboMill to supply energy year round.
WindStream Technologies designs, manufactures and markets low-cost, highly efficient micro-wind turbines that allow municipalities, small businesses and residences to reduce their energy needs in urban, suburban and off-grid environments. The company is in the process of scaling up production. Currently the company employs 10 full time people and provides almost 150 additional American jobs via contract manufacturers.
“The League of Green Embassies is deeply committed to promoting energy efficient and high performance building practices,” Ambassador Bruce Oreck said. “U.S. embassies are perfect venues to illustrate U.S. green leadership. We want to promote U.S. companies with intelligent building products, services and technologies. WindStream’s innovative product fits well into this effort.”
About WindStream Technologies, Inc.
WindStream Technologies, Inc., headquartered in New Albany, Ind., is pioneering the emerging field of “micro-wind” clean energy generation. The company designs, manufactures and markets low-cost, highly efficient micro-wind turbines that allow governments, municipalities, businesses and residences to reduce their energy needs. The company’s proprietary TurboMill™ technology allows the use of turbines in urban and residential locations that traditionally have not been able to take advantage of wind power products.
For more information, visit www.windstream-inc.com
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