Caught on Camera: An Urban Wind Turbine

A remodeled corner house in San Francisco's Mission District sports a Skystream 3.7, built by Altira-backed Southwest Wind Power.

According to the green construction company that was tasked with its installation, it's the "the first residential wind turbine in an urban environment in the country." The home also features an integrated rainwater-and-greywater catchment system, plus solar-water heating and an energy-monitoring system that will soon be available for viewing online at

[Via Earth2Tech]

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