Gallery: Greenerator Lets Apartment Dwellers Collect Solar and Wind Pow...


People who live in private homes have the option to install solar panels and residential wind turbines on their roofs, but what about those of us who live in apartment buildings? Well, the Greenerator is a compact solar and wind energy collector that can be installed right on an apartment balcony. It looks a lot like a high-tech wind chime and is equipped with a vertical axis wind turbine and flexible solar panels. According to the designer, Jonathan Globerson, each unit can reduce your electricity bills by 6 percent and can save 2000 pounds of CO2 emissions annually.

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  1. dindog22 October 11, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    how much? where do I get one?

  2. icey July 10, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    I am totally interested in your greenorator. I live in an apt and my hydro bills are insane. I have no control over my heat/hotwater/appliances. I cannot convince the landlord to put new fridge/stove hot water tank in. I use compact bulbs/all my electronics are on powerbars that turn off when the device is not being used. I do not turn the lights on till I have to. My tv in my living room is a 32 inch lcd and my one in the bedroom is a 15.6 led. Yet for all I do my bills are still huge every month. I wish you these were available to purchase at a reasonable price for all of us who cannot control our living enviornment like home owners can.

  3. msurbanprepper August 3, 2011 at 11:13 pm

    Hello Jonathan
    The Greenerator looks intersting. I have a west facing apartment in Phoenix so I only get sun til later in the day. Also, my balcony is shaded but I do have a full sun window. I’d like to know if the Greenerator could be mounted inside a window with the panels and wind generator extending outside? Also, do you sell the battery and converter?

    Ok, here is a marketing tip. Don’t miss out on the SHTF/WROL (Shit Hit The Fan/Without Rule Of Law, in case you didn’t know) buyers. SHFT/WROL preppers are continually on the lookout for self-sustaining means of power. Your Greenerator looks like it would be a big hit with its’ “decorative” (urban blending)look as long as it delivers enough energy. How much energy? For myself I would want a system that can power at least one light for about 8 hours, operate a single burner stove and recharge my communication devices (radio,walkie,scanner, etc.).

    You could have a gold mine on your hands if you bring this product to the right folks. Sorry to say this but there are, I know for a certainty, more Americans putting their money in self-preservation over earth-preservation right now. Sad, but true. Find the right audience for this item and you’ll make enough to continue your work on the bigger picture.

    Oh, one last thing, get a video on YouTube asap. I and my prepper friends would like to see the Greenerator in action.

    Have a great day!

  4. RevBob May 23, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    Having designed my own system (for emergency power at this time) I can see a great benefit for apartment dwellers. At least those with south facing patios. Or north in the southern hemisphere.

    There are always “bugs” in a new system. I hope that yours are small and temporary.

  5. jonglob March 18, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    This is Jonathan Globerson the inventor of Greenerator.
    I need your help making this idea become real!
    let’s save the world today, with green energy!
    Look what happened in Japan, do you want your kids to live in a radioactive world?
    If not help me, what ever you can, engineering, marketing, funding. all the help that I can I would take,
    I want to make this product real not because of profit, but because I dream of a cleaner earth, where people and products help earth instead of destroying it like we are currently doing!
    If you want to help me with this project, shoot me and E-mail. jonglob @ gmail . com
    Jonathan Globerson
    Inventor of the Greenerator

  6. Segue to Solar November 10, 2010 at 9:36 pm

    great news! thanks to blogs/info sites like this solar and renewabl energy is gaining more popularity!

  7. She Hayhu October 20, 2010 at 12:51 pm

    LOVE this site….very informative…I’m a novice and can see I’ll learn tons from this site! Thanks!

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