'Skypump' let's you fill 'er up — with wind
Got an electric car? And some wind? Then this is the beginning of a beautiful relationship, if you add in the Sanya Skypump for a horsepower three-way. Sure, you might think putting a wind turbine on an electric car charging station is kind of obvious, if you are a wiseacre. But the Skypump is a vertical-access turbine good for urban areas, parking lots, basically anywhere with winds between 7 and 26 mph.
The Skypump will be rolling out in Barcelona, Beijing and NYC next year, where its $30,000 pricetag is nothing compared to what Jay-Z spends on champagne in a single night.