These Tiny Windmills Are Smaller Than a Grain of Rice

These Tiny Windmills Are Smaller Than a Grain of Rice

08881b0cd977ee5d2e47773f0978406f0848f152?w=240&h=240&fit=crop
Tara Bellucci
Feb 12, 2014
(Image credit: via Co.Exist)

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

ATVideo of the Day
Untitled-3 rss Group 12 Created with Sketch. Untitled-2