Antarctica's Zero Emission Research Station

Utilising SD wind turbines, Antarctica’s first zero emission research station proves sustainable living is possible even in the harshest of environments.

The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Research Station. Photo credit: James Linighan.

"The whirl of nine wind turbines generates the reassuring sound of regular clean electricity on base. While other research stations have to use fossil fuels to keep station staff warm, fed and hydrated, the Princess Elisabeth station uses 100% renewable energy."

Author Kate Winter has written a great article showcasing the Princess Elizabeth Research Centre and its unique off grid solution.

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