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03/09/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

WINDVERTISING: Ads On Wind Turbines Add Even More Revenue

There's a lot of talk about greening the economy lately -- how renewable energy could lead to more jobs producing and installing solar panels, wind turbines and the like. But it turns out that making money from the power they sell isn't enough for some folks, and they're finding ways to make money from wind turbines' other advantageous features: that they're big and visible.

"Windvertising" is a great word, though our little photoillustration is a little misleading. Here's the actual description:

The Windvertising platform enables advertisements to be placed on WePOWER's PacWind turbines. Each of the turbine's air foil blades reflect an image, and as the blades spin, the images appear to move" essentially creating an animated ad.