• Vanderbilt University

    10 years on Nashville’s Love Circle: Vanderbilt is a high-tech neighbor

    Renewable energy pilot facility completes decade of continuous operation Local visitors to Nashville’s scenic Love Circle may be accustomed to sharing the one-of-a-kind skyline view with a high-tech neighbor: a wind turbine and a solar panel array that sends energy back to the city’s power grid. The wind-solar facility atop… Read More

    Dec. 2, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Students from award-winning Whites Creek academy visit school’s wind-solar demo site

    Students and teachers from Whites Creek’s Academy of Alternative Energy, Sustainability and Logistics visited the School of Engineering's wind-solar energy demonstration site on Love Circle for a day of 'hands-on learning.'     When Whites Creek High School students and teachers looked for a ground-mount solar cell installation to visit,… Read More

    Nov. 23, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    October winds offer students good view of turbine action

    Students from the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt trekked about three miles from campus to the School of Engineering’s wind-solar alternative energy site to see a wind turbine in action atop Love Circle hill in Nashville. Students from the School for Science and Math at… Read More

    Nov. 20, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Love Circle alternative energy showcase project nears completion

    A collaborative wind-solar alternative energy project between Vanderbilt University’s mechanical engineering department and Nashville Metro Water Services has picked up speed with the installation of a modest 3kW (kilowatt) wind turbine at the Love Circle site close to campus. A. V. Anilkumar Anilkumar said the small but efficient and quiet… Read More

    Jun. 7, 2012