Green Energy Mill, TU Eindhoven © Bart van Overbeeke

Almost all festivals in Europe use toxic diesel generators as their power supply. As a sustainable alternative, TU Eindhoven researchers and 9 companies have developed a 21-meter high fold-out tower with solar energy panels and a wind turbine. This week the ‘GEM-tower’ was erected on the TU Eindhoven campus in full for the first time, ahead of the first practical test which is to take place next week during the Pukkelpop music festival in Belgium.

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