These Tiny Windmills Are Smaller Than a Grain of Rice

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When it comes to wind power, bigger is better, unless it's not. Researchers at University of Texas Arlington have developed micro-windmills measuring 1.8 millimeters. Thousands could be placed in areas where large turbines don't work, and solar panels are impractical.

Could Wind Power’s Future Be Windmills On A Grain Of Rice? | Co.Exist

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