Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The World's First Airbourne Wind Turbine Could Bring Renewable Energy To You..
Floating at around one thousand feet the giant wind turbine will generate up to eight times a land based wind turbine produces.
The power will be transferred by cables hanging below the turbine and as well as providing electricity it will also provide weather data and act as a cell tower for internet providers and users. There's more to know about it here.
Designed and built by Altaeros Energies the floating turbine will go through intensive tests during its eighteen month trial but it's hoped the concept will be good enough to provide electricity for remote third world areas and disaster areas...