The Wind & Solar Tower™
The World’s Only Hybrid Power Station
The Wind & Solar Tower™ is a generator powered by both wind and sun.
Each Wind & Solar Tower™ generates enough renewable electricity to provide 9,441 quick charges (at 20 kWh) for electric vehicles (EVs) per year.
The Electric Vehicle Charging Conundrum Danger
It is expected the U.S. will have 25 million EVs by 2030
The nation’s push for 25 million EVs will require roughly a ten-fold increase in the nation’s EV infrastructure and will require a $7.5 billion investment. (Learn more.)
EVs will double demand for electricity by 2040
In an interview in Germany’s Bild am Sonntag, Elon Musk said that sourcing the energy necessary to power EVs would become the biggest obstacle. (Learn more.)
60% of the U.S. grid is powered by Fossil Fuels
The U.S. grid is 60% fueled by Fossil Fuels (coal and natural gas), 19.7% Nuclear, and only 19.8% Renewables (Wind 8.4%, Hydro 7.3%, Solar 2.3%, Biomass 1.4%). (Learn more.)
500,000 EV charging cords by 2030
500,000 sounds good. But chargers require access to the grid and many of the locations that could use them are remote and have no access to the grid. Will the green cars charge on diesel generators? (Learn more.)