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Makani: Wind kite not a hazard to aircraft

Makani: Wind kite not a hazard to aircraft | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
A team of representatives from the research and development company Makani spent Wednesday evening in Waimea assuring pilots that an experimental wind project won’t interfere with flights.
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Wind Industry’s New Technologies Are Helping It Compete on Price

Wind Industry’s New Technologies Are Helping It Compete on Price | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
With new technology, the industry has been able to produce more power at lower cost by capturing the faster winds that blow at higher elevations.
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VAST 6 - Portable Airborne Wind Energy. Low Altitude System for Home/Personal Use. - YouTube

Local start-up company VentAir Technologies Inc. (VAT) has announced an exciting breakthrough in the field of wind energy. The company’s patent-pending VAST ...
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Airborne Energy prepares for take-off with next generation of wind turbinesScottish Energy News | Scottish Energy News

Airborne Energy prepares for take-off with next generation of wind turbinesScottish Energy News | Scottish Energy News | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
A first-generation Airborne Energy turbine Set up just over four years ago, Airborne Energy – the independent Scottish small-scale urban wind specialist – is
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Will They Fly? Wind-Power Alternatives Buffeted by Technical Squalls

Will They Fly? Wind-Power Alternatives Buffeted by Technical Squalls | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
Energy startups are trying to get power where no one has gone before: hundreds of feet up in the air, harnessing wind that blows steadier and stronger than o...
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The Quest To Harness Wind Energy At 2,000 Feet

The Quest To Harness Wind Energy At 2,000 Feet | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
High-altitude wind contains enough energy to power the planet. A Boston start-up wants to be the first to bring it down to Earth. 
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KiteGen on Twitter: the @KiteGen power wing is out from the factory!!! Congratulation to all the R&D team!! http://t.co/EI0fGByiQg http://t.co/KACuqH3BOe

KiteGen on Twitter: the @KiteGen power wing is out from the factory!!! Congratulation to all the R&D team!! http://t.co/EI0fGByiQg http://t.co/KACuqH3BOe | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
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After years of keeping a low profile, Kitegen dropped a bomb!  It announced an automatic line for production of wings for their airborne wind energy system!  It has also unveiled a flexible kite, having the size of an airliner wing!

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Dartmouth College ENVS 12: Airborne Wind Turbines

By Brad Plunkett, Jake Esse, Jack Barre, and Jennifer Meech 14S
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High-altitude wind energy could match the world's power demands 3x over

Researchers have discovered that the world’s energy needs could easily be met by harnessing the power potential of high-altitude winds.
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IRENA | Publications | Reports and papers | IRENA Ocean Energy Technology Briefs

IRENA | Publications | Reports and papers | IRENA Ocean Energy Technology Briefs | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
Although still in early stages of development ocean energy holds enormous potential for power generation and other applications drawn sustainably from a renewable resource The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has produced a set of...
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Après les drones, pilotez des éoliennes volantes

Après les drones, pilotez des éoliennes volantes | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
Des modèles d’éoliennes volantes ont déjà été développés pour capter des vents puissants en altitude, notamment par Makani Power en Californie. En Suisse, l’Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (E
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Contrôler des éoliennes volantes avec un automate

Contrôler des éoliennes volantes avec un automate | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
L idée d utiliser des cerfs-volants pour puiser l énergie des puissants vents de haute altitude fait son chemin dans la communauté scientifique.
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The wind turbine rises: Is high-altitude the future of wind energy? | Greenpeace UK

The wind turbine rises: Is high-altitude the future of wind energy? | Greenpeace UK | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
In the second feature in an Energydesk series, we look at High-Altitude Wind Energy, a potential reserve second in size only to sun radiation.
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Daisy spinner stacking kite power generator - YouTube

modifications to design of stacked daisy spinning kite power generator. flattened out the rings for easier sewing. leading edges are supported by upper kite ...
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Makani sets sights on Kohala site for new wind project

Makani sets sights on Kohala site for new wind project | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
A Google-sponsored startup hopes to be testing a new way to generate electricity with wind on the Big Island by this time next year.
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Kite power systems in automatic operation - YouTube

Maasvlakte 2, Port of Rotterdam, June 2012: Prof. Wubbo Ockels and Robin van Kappel explain how to harvest wind energy by means of computer-conrolled tractio...
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Will Airborne Wind Turbines Soon Float Above Our Cities?

Altaeros, a start-up company created in 2010 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, designed the BAT, which consists of a helium-filled shell made from industrial fabrics. It conveys electricity to the ground through its tethers and is operated from ground stations made out of converted shipping containers. - Oilprice.com - Energy
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Daisy Kite Airborne Wind Turbine

Daisy Kite Airborne Wind Turbine | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
We can harvest strong and expansive wind safely and efficiently.
A ring of kites balances dynamic forces with tensile structure.
The kite rotary motion drives a ground based generator.

For a video description http://youtu.be/NPg1AUzqxuQ
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Google's Crazy New Plan for Renewable Energy

Google's Crazy New Plan for Renewable Energy | Emerging technologies -- Airborne wind energy - Ocean Energy Technologies | Scoop.it
Ten years ago, kiteboarding pioneer Don Montague hatched a plan to become the fastest person to circumnavigate the globe. His idea was to use a 65-foot catamaran, cabled to a large parafoil, that would fly some 250 feet in the air.
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