09 Apr '12, 4pm

Portable, High-Altitude Wind Power

High altitude waind power systems continue to be explored with new systems and new approaches. The latest comes from Altaeros Energies, who recently tested the Altaeros Airborne Wind Turbine (AWT), a prototype 35-foot diameter, helium-filled, tethered structure with an onboard turbine. The prototype turbine is able to be transported and deployed from a trailer, which makes it potentially very useful for use at remote locations.

Full article: http://www.ecogeek.org/wind-power/3737-portable-high-alti...

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