24 Sep '12, 12pm

Wind energy at high altitudes: Huge potential - and hurdles #WindEnergy

Wind energy at high altitudes: Huge potential - and hurdles #WindEnergy

A host of start-up companies are exploring ways to harness the enormous amount of wind energy flowing around the earth, especially at high altitudes. But as these innovators are discovering, the engineering and regulatory challenges of what is known as airborne wind power are daunting.

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/high_altitude_wind_energy_hu...

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