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Verterra Energy, Inc.

Verterra Energy's proprietary, vertical axis hydro device uniquely harnesses the energy in flowing water to generate electricity around the clock.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2010
  • Employees 2
  • Incorporation Type S-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

The "Volturnus" from Verterra Energy, Inc. is intelligent power. It uniquely harnesses the untapped energy of rivers to produce electricity efficiently and cost-effectively.

Volturnus modular hydro power scaling from 50 kW to multi megawatt arrays. It deflects debris in the water and prevents clogging and jamming in any river around the world; assuring optimal, around-the-clock, reliable energy production providing a global reach.


  • A passion for social responsibility and renewable energy inspired Ted to create a device that could make a real difference in the world. It wasn't enough for the Turbine to be just another underwater windmill; the design had to be revolutionary, elegant, and simple. He set out to create something that would capture people's imagination and transform the quality of life for those without access to electricity.