Sunday, February 6, 2011
Three Italian designers, Francesco Colarossi, Giovanna Saracino and Luisa Saracino, propose a new way to harvest wind energy without consuming valuable real estate. Between the pillars of a long-expanse bridge, a multitude of turbines capture wind energy from the faster-moving high-altitude currents - going both ways. The estimated energy production of Solar Wind is 40 million kWh per year.
The “Solar Wind” Bridge Design Harnesses Energy Two Ways