Wind Harvest

Wind Harvest’s breakthrough technology can provide massive amounts of low-cost electricity to a world that greatly needs it. Our long-lasting turbines can finally open up rich but challenging “mid-level” wind resources to environmentally-friendly development.

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Security Type
Common Stock
Min Investment
$200
Location
Davis, CA
Offering Date
March 28, 2024
Expected Close Date
April 29, 2024
Target Raise
$10.00K-$2.50M
Security Price
$0.06
Valuation
$15,358,900
Website
windharvest.com
Number of Employees
5
Cash
$2,761
Revenue
$0
Short Term Debt
$0
Cost of Goods
$0
Long Term Debt
$0
Net Income
$-731,870

Company Description

Join us to bring a new energy source to the world. Invest in our collective future and power the world with efficient renewable energy. Transforming the Wind Energy Landscape Over 18% of wind farms are located where mid-level wind accelerates over ridgelines and through passes. Here, the wind becomes so turbulent that traditional turbines cannot use it, leaving a rich resource waiting for a new technology. Our engineers’ genius innovations created an industrial-scale turbine designed to capture turbulent mid-level wind below 100’. The vertical alignment, two connections between each blade and the mast, unique extruded aluminum blades, and sturdy hinges, which take the brunt of the 15 million annual revolutions, are the keys to its durability. Currently, the lifespan of a large wind turbine is about 25 years. Ours boasts a 70+ year service life and their all steel and aluminum components are 99% recyclable. Our Mission: Massively Increase Renewable Energy with Cost Effective and Long Lasting Turbines and IP Our Wind Harvester™ turbines can be quickly installed in wind farms' understories. Rows of additional short turbines increase a project’s energy output and profitability. This is a rapidly growing $400 billion market. It is less expensive to add an understory to wind farms than to develop new land in places like California and Hawaii. Our solution reduces regulatory hurdles, reuses roads, and can create cost-saving, energy-expanding synergies between the tall and short turbines. Millions of short, new turbines that last almost 100 years provide great value to current and future generations. They can produce clean, ever-cheaper electricity while doubling the use of precious land. Our Vision We have a vision of our own brand of vertical-axis turbines that harness the abundant and underutilized mid-level wind resources. We anticipate other companies will pay Wind Harvest royalties to license our patents, which helps quickly build out this massive new market. Our two immediate objectives are to: bring the Wind Harvester 4.0 through the penultimate step in the commercialization process, third-party certification. (Technology Readiness Level 8) finish filing and perfecting our patents.

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Executive Team and Board Members
Kevin Wolf

CEO & Co-Founder

Until his move to the role of CEO, Kevin served as Wind Harvest’s Chief Operations Officer, overseeing the company’s science, engineering, project development, and website.

He facilitated the engineering team that developed the Wind Harvester Model 3.1, wrote all the grants, and developed the relationships and projects in Scotland, Barbados, and California. His science degree, environmental background, consensus-based facilitation expertise, and years of work with the company help in his leadership role with Wind Harvest, where he now leads the capital raising campaign. Kevin graduated with honors from UC Davis in 1980 with a degree in Evolution and Ecology. He volunteers as the chair for the California Clean Money Action Fund, which works on campaign finance reform. He co-founded and lives at N Street Cohousing in Davis, CA.

Christine Nielson

President, Wind Harvest Pilot Project / Board Member
Between 1987 and 1990, Christine started and directed a non-profit in the Mixteca Alta region of Oaxaca, Mexico, working with Triqui women on a project focused on wool weaving and natural dyeing.
She founded Coyuchi, Inc. in 1991. It was the first US company to manufacture and sell quality bedding and bath products made from organic cotton. The business not only pioneered the use of organic cotton but was one of the first to promote Fair Trade- produced fiber and finished products. This contributed significantly to an improved quality of life for farmers in India who grew cotton and supported their biodynamic farming practices. Christine became a founding member of VermiVision, a vermicompost research company that spent 3 years studying and documenting the agricultural benefits of high-quality vermicompost on horticultural crops and turf. Currently, Christine focuses her time on issues related to climate change and voter turnout. She also serves on the boards of several green companies. She has been a long-time investor in and advisor to Wind Harvest International and is currently serving as President of their subsidiary Wind Harvest Pilot Project Inc.




Cornelius Fitzgerald

Board Member

Cornelius joined Wind Harvest’s management team in 2013. In his previous role as CEO, he led the negotiations with new partners, secured financing, and worked to bring Wind Harvest’s turbines to the commercial market.

He now uses his expertise to align the company’s interest in large-scale projects with Clean Energy Holdings, LLC, and Blair Energy, LLC, where he holds senior-level positions. Cornelius holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Arizona and an MBA in sustainable enterprise from the Dominican University of California. He lives in San Anselmo, Calif.




Leadership Team
Dr. Olamide Ajala

Principal Engineer

Olamide joined Wind Harvest in 2021 and now supervises and coordinates the engineering team.
Mentoring under Dr. Malcolm, she has become the company's second expert on our aeroelastic models. She has over 14 years of engineering experience throughout multiple industries. In 2019, she graduated with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.



Stan Lewandowski

Partner & Corporate Legal Counsel, Pillsbury Law
Stan has advised Wind Harvest on its corporate matters and various transactions since 2014. He is a well-respected corporate partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.
He has invaluable expertise with respect to optimal structuring, different types of financing, operations, development and other strategic transactional issues companies face on a daily basis.




Robert Loewer

CFO
Rob brings his MBA, , law degree and Masters in Accounting plus 20+ years of global financial, legal and operational executive experience to Wind Harvest as its “fractional” CFO*.
His experiences including as an Owner, CFO, General Counsel, and as a strategic and financial consultant to early-stage, middle market and Fortune 500 companies is tremendously useful.




Team Members
Dr. David Malcolm

Senior Engineer

David had a 40-year career in the field of engineering and design of wind turbines. He began working on vertical axis wind turbines in 1981 with Indal Technologies Inc. in Ontario, Canada, and worked closely with Sandia National Laboratories on the structural dynamics of the Darrieus rotor, authoring several reports and papers on the subject. Shortly after retiring in 2015, he joined Wind Harvest as senior engineer on Model 3.0 of the company’s new cantilevered H-type turbine, bringing with him his extensive experience in critical aspects of design and engineering. He received his BSc in civil engineering from Bristol University in England, a master’s degree in structural engineering from McGill University in Montreal, and his Ph.D. in solid mechanics from the University of Calgary in Alberta. He lives in Seattle, Wash., and is an avid bike rider and skier.



Mark Chang

Lead Consulting Electrical Engineer
Mark is a talented Electrical Engineer. In 2012, he designed and built the controls and electrical system used on the Wind Harvester Model 1.0 and 2.0 turbines installed in Finland. He recently designed and built most of our Model 3.1 turbine controls.

Mark has a mind for complexity, math, and detail. He found his calling in electrical engineering after graduating with an EE degree from UC Davis. He has a wealth of experience in many aspects of controls and electrical projects, making him an excellent asset to Wind Harvest. When Mark isn't moving renewable energy projects forward, he plays the piano and enjoys being in nature.




Omar Garcia

Field and Mechanical Engineer

Omar Garcia began with Wind Harvest as an on-site engineering intern.
During his time with the company, he has grown into a valuable and intuitive engineer, developing intelligent solutions to critical needs for our Model 3.1 and new Model 4.0.



Jen Hoover

Investor Relations Administrator

Jen provides support for investor relations, communications and more.
She has worked in a number of varied roles within the sustainability sector. She holds a Master’s degree in Textiles, with a focus on environmental aspects of wool production. She has conducted research within wool-producing communities in northern India and founded a small business to support herders and traditional wool artisans in that region. She has also managed the value-added program on an organic farm, turning blemished fruit into gourmet products. The common thread that runs through these endeavors, and her connection with Wind Harvest, is making use of under-valued and untapped resources.




Dr. Ariana Marshall

Caribbean Resilient Ecosystems Manager

Ariana is our Caribbean Resilient Ecosystems Manager and a Barbados ambassador. Ariana returned to the island following her advanced studies in Florida to help with its mission to become more sustainable. She received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Louisville and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in environmental science, management, and policy from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. In 2015, she began working with Wind Harvest, performing an assessment of H-type turbines’ potential on the island and has continued by evaluating wind speeds and advancing Wind Harvest’s projects in the Caribbean. After directing the IADB-MIF funded Green Business Barbados program she founded the Eco-op School where she lives in Barbados.




Antonio Ojeda

Chief Engineer

His ten-plus years of experience in working on a wide variety of engineering problems, his love for hands-on involvement in projects and his ability to quickly learn new skills brought many benefits to the team. He soon became proficient with the “Midas NFX” engineering tools and was instrumental in securing the strain gauge and field data needed to validate this very sophisticated computer-aided engineering model. With Antonio as the lead engineer, the team reviewed every aspect of Model 1.0 and used the field data to validate Wind Harvest’s fatigue life, frequency response, aerodynamic, and finite element models. Antonio is now the Chief Engineer for the Model 4.0 turbine. Antonio received his mechanical engineer degree from the University of Seville in Spain.




Jeff Willis

Consulting Production Manager

Jeff started working for Wind Harvest in November 2020 to take on the responsibility of bringing Model 3.1 through the pilot project step and organizing the engineering and manufacturing work to complete Model 4.0. He also brings his expertise in patents to help oversee the set of patents the company will be filing with its Model 4.0 turbine. His many years of experience in the wind industry, in manufacturing, patents and management make him an excellent person to organize and coordinate these efforts. Jeff received his Bachelor of Education in Mathematics from the University of Nebraska. He lives in Omaha, NE.



Lia Perroud

Sales Representative

Lia is a driven sales representative at Wind Harvest, leveraging her expertise in data analysis, website managemeLia is a driven sales representative at Wind Harvest, leveraging her expertise in data analysis, website management, and a Bachelor's degree in Economics.
With a passion for expanding the reach of wind energy, Lia is dedicated to introducing Wind Harvesters to new markets and customers. In addition to her sales responsibilities, Lia analyzes wind resources, supports the company's website, and helps in other ways. Her commitment to promoting sustainable energy solutions is reflected in her work and her enthusiasm for helping Wind Harvest succeednt, and a Bachelor's degree in Economics.





Be Part of the Renewable Revolution!This is more than an investment in a company; it's an investment in the future of our planet. Join us in harnessing the power of the wind like never before. Together, we can make renewable energy more accessible, efficient, and sustainable.


Support Wind Harvest International Inc. today – for a cleaner, greener tomorrow, and for the opportunity to invest in a privately-held, pre-IPO company with a technology that should open the best wind resources areas in the world to increased energy production.
Amount Raised : $631,367
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