Wind Energy in Urban Environments – Meredith Metzger

GCSC faculty affiliate Meredith Metzger, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, leads a team that is investigating the optimal design for vertical axis wind turbines. VAWTs are ideally suited to urban and suburban environments. Metzger’s team¬†found that one design configurations at a test site produced electricity at a cost 10 percent lower than the average national electricity unit price. ¬†Read more here.