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Invest in Wind Harvest

Double the Energy of Wind Farms and Open Other New Markets for Wind

EARLY BIRD TERMS: $176,992 LEFT

$323,008

raised from 422 investors
INVESTMENT TERMS

8% promissory note (5 years), plus Equity upside in parent company

Promissory Note + Equity in Parent Company
LEAD INVESTOR
Mr.
Right product, right time, right team. I've built vertical axis (H type) wind turbines and followed the industry for decades. I've never seen a better design or a better engineering team than what I see at Wind Harvest. Plus, the understory application on existing wind farms is genius. No additional land needed to double output. Add to that the quiet operation, the structural robustness of extruded aluminum and steel, and the ability of all components to be recycled at end of life -- everything about this product is a home run. Such a great opportunity to reap financial rewards and improve the planet at the same time.

Highlights

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Our turbines can be profitably used by 20% of wind farms around the world. That is huge!
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Investors receive 8% interest annually and have a potential 3X to 20X equity upside.
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The U.S. Inflation Reduction Act provides significant subsidies to our manufacturing and projects.
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We did it! Model 3.1 is operating and has validated our computer models. Model 4.0 is being ordered.
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Mid-level wind markets are so large that at least 3 million of our size turbines are needed.
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By 2025, the mid-level wind market size is estimated to be over $250 Billion.

Our Team

We must bring down CO2 levels and restore our climate in order for humanity to flourish. To achieve this goal, we need inexpensive and long-lasting renewable energy supplies. Our Wind Harvesters will provide a huge boost to the growth of wind energy and drive down the cost of renewables, so that we will not need to rely on polluting fossil fuels.

Pitch

Problem: Unharvested Wind Resources


In the windiest places around the world, the mid-level wind is exceptionally energetic but too turbulent for utility-scale, traditional turbines to harvest.  Over 20% of wind farms operate on ridgelines, passes, coastal bluffs, and other places where wind funnels and speeds up from 15-80 feet above the ground. But propeller-type, horizontal-axis wind turbines cannot operate well in that turbulence. 

And many windy properties cannot secure permits for tall turbines because, at 300 feet and taller, traditional turbines can negatively impact views, aviation, radar, road setback easements, and more.

Solution: Our Turbines

Our Wind Harvesters are H-type "vertical-axis" wind turbines (VAWT). We have invested years of work and millions of dollars in designing our technology to withstand and capture the highly energetic and turbulent mid-level wind.  

Because our turbines are compact and shorter than 80 feet tall, they can be added to wind farms with minimal environmental impact and lower development costs since roads, land, and other infrastructures are already paid for.  And they fit onto properties where tight setback easements and view impacts prevent tall turbines from being installed.

The Future of Your Investment

The value of our Company increases each time we achieve another milestone, especially ones involving the completion of Technology Readiness Levels and the commercialization of our Wind Harvesters. Being first-to-market with a utility-scale vertical axis wind turbine for untapped mid-level wind markets will be a huge accomplishment. It should result in a significant increase in our share price (Series B).

The key milestones that will drive our valuation higher besides certification of our turbines and our aeroelastic computer models will be: our project and sales pipeline; field data and modeling that validate university research that the wake from VAWTS like our Wind Harvesters should benefit traditional tall turbines when placed around them; and evidence that we can operate rows of our turbines without harming birds or bats.

Primary Market: Wind Farms

With the need for climate restoration increasing the urgency at which governments and economies transition to renewable energy, we envision hundreds of thousands of our compact Wind Harvesters installed beneath and around already operating tall turbines in new and existing wind farms over the next decade.

Wind Harvesters and traditional turbines can synergistically work together to cause the wind to speed up into each other's rotors and increase their energy output. 

Harvesting mid-level wind will often double, sometimes triple or more, a wind farm's energy output. This opens at least an existing $250 billion undeveloped market that should double over the next decade. In many places, the mid-level wind will be the least expensive most easily developed energy available.  It is low-hanging fruit!

Distributed Energy Markets

We will sell many Wind Harvesters to customers who can’t use tall propeller-type machines.

  • With our compact turbines, high energy-using facilities with tight setback easements can add MWs of wind energy to increase reliability and lower costs.
  • Airports can add our turbines because they won’t negatively affect aviation or radar.
  • Owners of windy properties can lease their land to developers who buy our turbines often along with batteries and solar panels.
  • Telecom towers on windy ridgelines can use less expensive energy from our turbines. Tall turbines often can’t go into these difficult-to-reach places.


Our Technology: Wind Harvesters

Our sturdy Wind Harvesters can endure harsh conditions for 40+ years with regular maintenance and replacement of critical parts. Our unique fatigue, frequency, mechanical, and aerodynamic computer models are central to this durability.   

Led by renowned wind energy engineer Dr. David Malcolm, with 40 years of vertical and horizontal axis wind turbine experience, our engineering team used data from the operation of past Wind Harvester prototypes to confirm the accuracy of our computer models. This validation was a technological breakthrough for Wind Harvest and H-type VAWTs.

Our first crowdfunding campaign successfully raised the capital we needed to bring our wind technology through the "pilot project" step in the commercialization process; Technology Readiness Level (TRL 7). This was accomplished when our full-scale Model 3.1 prototype was tested in industry conditions at the UL wind testing facility in Texas. We are now on schedule to install two 4.0 Wind Harvesters and start their certification (TRL 8) in summer of 2023.

Investors Make The Difference

Most sources of venture capital only fund utility-scale technologies after certification and when the company has revenue from sales. Crowdfunding solves this problem for Wind Harvest. 

Last year over 1400 new people invested in Wind Harvest. We are now returning with a new crowdfunding/506(c) offering to amplify our progress and provide investors a guaranteed promissory note with an 8% return and the potential of an equity upside (7% return after the first $500,000). 

In October 2020, Wind Harvest stockholders voted to allocate warrants to give an “equity kicker” to interest-bearing promissory notes for crowdfunding offerings. The capital from this offering and our direct equity raises will be used to expedite the final commercialization step of TRL 9, by allowing us to develop more projects and qualify our technology as collateral for bank loans sooner.

In addition to interest on your promissory note, your investment entitles you to receive bonuses associated with warrants (a right to buy shares at a set price) that can be exercised at $.01 each. Wind Harvest Pilot Project, Inc. (WHPP) will receive warrants to buy 250 shares of Wind Harvest International, Inc. stock for every $100 you invest in this offering. Our Series A-4 share price is $0.09.

You will receive a pro-rata share of the profits when the warrants are exercised, and those shares are sold.  At the first opportunity to sell shares, WHPP's board of directors will ask note holders how many warrants should be exercised and sold versus kept to sell in the future.  All the warrants should be exercised and sold before their December 31, 2027 expiration date.

Opportunities: Ways to Make Money

Wind Harvester Sales as Primary Revenue Stream

  • We expect the price of each Wind Harvester to initially include an average markup of $40,000. As the manufacturing and production cost drops with increased orders, our markups and margins should improve. When banks will finance purchases by our customers, our outside sales should take off.

Subsidiaries and Projects:

  • Fees and profits will flow to us through the multi-million dollar deals our project subsidiaries create. When Wind Harvesters are bank financeable (TRL 9), we plan to borrow against our projects and use the capital to leverage new developments that buy more of our products and services.

Licensing of Intellectual Property for Worldwide Scaling

  • With a suite of soon-to-be-pending patents, one of our goals is to license our IP to the largest wind turbine manufacturers and construction companies in order to accelerate the rate at which mid-level wind turbines are installed worldwide.

Wind Harvest Sales Pipeline

In 2023, we expect to sell 20 turbines to projects we have in development. Each project is in a mid-level wind market that can open significant new opportunities for future sales.

Before we can sell thousands to wind farm owners and developers, we need to prove that our turbines are wildlife friendly, compatible with tall turbines, and bank financeable. This will likely be accomplished in 2025. In the meantime, we are developing projects that open up new distributed energy and other markets

For example, our pilot projects in Barbados will provide critical data for the “cumulative environmental impact analysis” that is needed before hundreds of Wind Harvesters are installed in renewable energy and desalination projects in the windy parishes of this lovely tropical island.

Projects in Development

Rio Vista Resiliency Project, Solano County, California: This 1-16 MW, $4-$50 million project may combine our turbines with solar and battery storage and significantly increase electrical reliability in the nearby town of Rio Vista. The wind blows all night for most of the summer. Our turbines make it possible for batteries charged with solar during the day to recharge a second time when the wind blows at night.

St. Lucy, Barbados: Led by local Bajan Dr. Ariana Marshall, we are advancing initial pilot projects and an overall plan to install hundreds of our turbines throughout the windiest parts of the island by 2030. When these projects produce more energy than the grid can accommodate, they can support desalination modules to ease the island's droughts.

Accessing Additional Markets: Reliable Local Energy

Our turbines can operate seamlessly with solar and storage. Projects that include Wind Harvesters can supply more dependable, low-cost clean energy to local distribution grids and help residents and businesses avoid extreme weather-induced blackouts.

Due to regulatory setback requirements, tall turbines often reaching over 300 feet above the ground cannot secure permits on many properties where mid-level winds are powerful.

Our technology is designed to work profitably in these areas and can tie directly into local power lines. Wind Harvesters, together with solar and storage, create an effective tool for improving local energy reliability because wind often blows at night.

Licensing Our Proprietary Technology

Licensing and strategic collaboration offers Wind Harvest a way to leverage other companies' expertise, capital, and experience to dramatically increase company revenue and support the growth of wind energy.

With our soon-to-be pending patents, we are confident we will have the flexibility to negotiate arrangements and scale our installations to accelerate the implementation of our wind energy systems throughout the world. In 2027, we anticipate most of our income will come from large wind turbine manufacturers, engineering, procurement, and construction companies (EPCs).

​​Potential Competition



Wind Harvest actively follows trends, technologies, and companies that might influence the untapped mid-level wind turbine market. Below are two known potential H-type vertical axis wind turbine competitors. Based on research, none of them have yet reached Technology Readiness Level 6, a full-scale prototype that can withstand turbulent wind farm conditions.

Being Safe for Wildlife Opens New Markets

Scientists expect that the three-dimensional structure and lower blade tip speeds of H-type VAWTs will make them more likely to be seen and avoided by birds and bats. Our projects will test this by using advanced motion detection technology to record interactions and slow or even stop our turbines before flying wildlife have a chance of being harmed.  We intend to have the most wildlife friendly wind technology available.

Growth Roadmap

Last year, the $1.47 million invested in our first crowdfunding campaign allowed us to reach the pilot project phase of commercialization with our Model 3.1 installation at the UL Advanced Wind Turbine Testing Facility in Texas. The data it produced is invaluable for our technology's commercialization and continuous improvement.

We plan to utilize the capital we raise with this new Crowdfunding offering and our Series B round to finance the following:

- Advance development and Increase the number of projects in our sales pipeline

- Increase our intellectual property and patents

    •  Certify and prepare Wind Harvester turbines for mass manufacturing and sales

Our Guiding Principles

It is not often that a company at our advanced stage in the technology commercialization process remains privately held and has a vast, untapped market yet to be developed. Even less frequent is the opportunity for the average person to invest early, before the company becomes a household name, before a Series B round, or an IPO. We believe we will provide a sizable return for our investors and have a game-changing impact to help restore our climate by helping drive down the cost of renewable energy.

Seize the opportunity! Invest now and help open a massive, untapped worldwide renewable resource for the benefit of all.

For More Information

The FAQs on our business plans, technology, sales and markets, 6-year financial predictions, and windharvest.com website provide more information on how we plan to get from where we are now to $1 billion in sales in five years. Another source of information is our Form C (a link to that is on this page). We also welcome your questions, comments, and feedback.

You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements made here. These statements are based on the current beliefs, expectations, and assumptions of our management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that are beyond our ability to predict or control and could cause actual results to differ. These risk factors include, but are not limited to, the risks identified in our current Form C, filed with the SEC. The cautionary language in our Form C regarding forward-looking statements is incorporated herein by reference and applies to the statements in this release.


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