Breezes That Provide Personal Power

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: Dec 27, 2010   Updated: Mar 25 2011
Small-scale wind-driven devices have long been pumping water and powering ships, but the small-scale wind-driven devices collected here are examples of cutting-edge technology.

Not only can wind drive mechanisms to do work, it can generate electrical energy fit for small applications. From charging cell phones to powering a single household, these breezy power partners deserve a good look.