if we could build mini turbines into buildings like skyscrapers they could power themselves and be totally off the grid
imagine an entire floor of the wind turbines built with in a skyscraper. The winds at the higher levels of skyscrapersis often 40 mph or more why are we taking advantage of this?also this could help with the problem of the wind pushing against the building as it would travel freely through the building and allow skyscrapers to be built even taller with less worry of the pressure of wind.
Category of the action
Reducing emissions from electric power sector.
What actions do you propose?
that architects and alternative energy providers work together to produce buildings designed with wind turbines built into the entire floor of a higher level of a skyscraper
Who will take these actions?
architects and builders of skyscrapers could take advantage of these wind turbines throughout the world.
Where will these actions be taken?
major cities like Boston, New York, Seattle would be great to start this out
How much will emissions be reduced or sequestered vs. business as usual levels?
I am unsure how to estimate this but I believe that turbines of this quantity would be able to power an entire skyscraper with energy to spare
What are other key benefits?
the benefits would be taking an entire city and being able to have individual buildings power themselves as well as producing power for the area also we wouldn't have to worry as much about power outages as they would no longer be on the grid. And as I mentioned before this would you alleviate some of the stress from wind on skyscrapers