Cascade Engineering names first distributor of residential wind turbines

An innovative new residential wind turbine could revolutionize how wind energy is harvested in the U.S. and the product is ready to enter the market via its first distributorship, a West Michigan company. The launch is the first step to establishing several distribution points per state in an effort to make the turbine available across the country.

According to excerpts from the story:

A small Wayland company is finalizing its dealer/installer rights for residential applications in Michigan of Cascade Engineering's Swift wind turbine. Bauer Power Inc. is the first in what Cascade Engineering sees as two to five distributorships per state or province.

Unlike most turbines that use wind energy to make electricity, the Swift version mounts on a building, not a free-standing pole or tower. It's small -- the building-sized turbine is only seven feet in diameter, Cascade spokeswoman Jessica Lehti said.

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