Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2015
Nov. 12, 2015
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name Windstream Technologies, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001439133  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2015  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   2,272,905,112
Trading Symbol WSTI  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015