Walter White: Energy Integration System



The White Energy Integration System (WEIS) was designed as an alternative energy power plant, which pulled air upwards and powered turbines to generate energy. The large structure (496 feet tall and 880,000 square feet of land) would also have contained a sewage treatment plant which also contributed by-products that were converted into energy. Unfortunately after detailed study by scientists in the federal government, it was concluded that the design would not produce the promised amount of energy, and the tower was never built.


Walter White, inventor


Walter S. White papers, Architecture and Design Collection; Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.


circa 1973-1975


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Walter White, inventor, “Walter White: Energy Integration System,” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed October 26, 2021,