13.7: Cosmos And Culture
8:38 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Can Civilization Be Powered By Wind: Part II

Originally published on Mon September 24, 2012 1:03 pm

Last week I posted a video that discussed tapping the vast energy reserves locked up in wind power at high altitude. The idea is to use kites or floating turbines farms cabled to the power grid. Lest you think this is entirely crazy here is a video of a prototype of a floating turbine.

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