In today’s Clean Tech News Briefs we take note of media outlets reporting on suitcase sized solar power systems, monastic wind power paybacks, solar cars and more.
Arista Power introduces a new line of micro turbines, including one that it says can easily pack up into a case and be carried by an individual soldier.
ZF Friedrichshafen, a manufacturer of automotive transmissions, will build its first wind turbine gearboxes in Gainesville, Georgia.
Four Kansas school districts are getting grants to install wind turbines, as the U.S. aims to educate young people about wind power and jobs in the industry.
Vestas has completed assembly of its first floating offshore wind turbine, which will soon be deployed for testing off the coast of Portugal.
Dean Kamen, who invented the Segway, files a patent application for an inflatable wind turbine that would apparently serve as some sort of billboard.
The latest U.S. wind-power guidelines don’t do enough to prosecute companies responsible for the deaths of protected bird species, say bird advocate groups.