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Wind Power From A Turbine Smaller Than A Grain Of Rice
2014-01-12 04:31:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Texas at Arlington have developed a micro-windmill that can generate wind energy despite being just one-tenth the size of a grain of rice, making it an innovative way to power cell phones or other technological devices without the need for large turbines. According to Forbes Contributor William Pentland, graduate research associate Smitha Rao and electrical engineering professor JC Chiao used...

2011-02-18 11:13:00

NASHUA, N.H., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Windmill International, Inc. today announced that it has received a Tibbetts Award from the Small Business Administration (SBA) for its KA-10, Suitcase Portable Satellite Receive Suite designed to allow Special Operations Forces access to the Global Broadcast Service (GBS) high-bandwidth data feed anywhere, worldwide. SBA presents the awards to companies and individuals that have advanced technological innovation and economic growth. (Photo:...

2011-01-19 12:00:00

NASHUA, N.H., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Windmill International, Inc. announced that Harry A. Pape has been appointed Windmill's CEO. Mr. Pape takes over the reins from Edwin K. Smith who resigned to pursue other interests. Windmill's new CEO has been with Windmill for almost 15 years in various capacities; most recently supporting the Air Force in its quest to fully exploit the growing capability of information technology. As Windmill's Director of Information Services, he has...

2010-05-17 09:25:00

NASHUA, N.H., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Windmill International, Inc. is pleased to announce that on May 13, the company won the 2010 Smaller Business Administration of New England's (SBANE) Award for Innovation for the creation of the KA-10, also known as the Windmill Suitcase Portable Receive Suite (SPRS). Windmill was one of 8 total companies recognized with SBANE's annual Innovation Award. A total of 162 companies were nominated. Designed and developed by Windmill's Tactical SATCOM...

2010-01-19 16:01:00

NASHUA, N.H., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Windmill International, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is officially 49% member-owned, under the company's Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), effective December 31, 2009. Mr. Rick Manganello, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Windmill, originally founded the company in 1988, intending for it eventually to become an ESOP. Windmill became an employee owned company in 2005, with the goal of ensuring the longevity of the company while...

2009-09-16 13:33:00

NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Windmill International, Inc. announced today the retirement of founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Rick Manganello and that Edwin K. Smith has been appointed Windmill's new CEO, effective September 15. Mr. Manganello, who will now serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Windmill, founded the company in 1988 in order to provide program management and acquisition support under a short term contract with the NATO AEW&C Program...

2009-04-14 11:32:00

NASHUA, N.H., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Windmill International, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Global Broadcast Service (GBS) Suitcase Portable Receive Suite (SPRS) has completed U.S. government testing. Designed and developed as the AN/PRS-11 SPRS by Windmill's Tactical SATCOM Systems Group, the system is now production-ready. The AN/PRS-11 SPRS is a compact, lightweight Ka-band satellite terminal that is designed for single-person transport and easy set up to enable access to GBS at...

2008-10-29 12:00:24

Axial Vector Energy Corporation ("AVEC") (Pink Sheets: AXVC) (Frankfurt: BAE1) today announces that it received strong interest for its highly efficient motors for wind energy production from major windmill energy producers due to the Company's introductions at the Friedland Equities Global Investment Forum held Monday, October 27. AVEC is now scheduling these special demonstrations. Axial Vector generators will allow the windmill manufacturers and wind energy producers to improve their...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.