Smart Source with Skystream

by Alexander Flores

Xzeres, a small corporation based in Wilsonville, Oregon has developed a cost-efficient, compact, and all-inclusive personal wind generator designed to function in very low winds (10−12+ mph). This personalized wind turbine known as the Skystream has a height of 52 feet, a weight of 170 pounds, a rotor diameter of twelve feet, a swept area of 116 feet, three reinforced composite fiberglass blades, a slot-less, brushless permanent magnet alternator, a battery charge controller kit, a braking system with electric stall regulation, and comes with Skyview monitoring software. Continue reading