STATUS: previously in development (2009-2010 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: unspecified
DESCRIPTION: (from Planet Green's press release, July 2009) The wind industry is going through a metamorphosis as old "lattice" towers are all being torn down across the country to make room for new, state of the art, megawatt-producing turbines, a process that is producing an overwhelming need for wind technicians and workers. At community colleges across the country wind technology boot camps are popping up where people from all walks of life, risk their safety in the hope that this new technology will pave the way for their financial future. Dizzying heights, roaring winds and thousands of megawatts of electricity are just a few occupational hazards "Turbine Cowboys" face daily. However, with great risk comes lucrative pay, benefits and the potential for a fresh start. But there is only one way to start in an industry that wrestles electricity from the wind -- at the bottom -- of a 300 ft tower. Windcatchers is produced for Planet Green by Luminaria.