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MAKANI POWER FLYING WIND TURBINE

What do you do when the strongest winds can't come to you? You go to them. That's the thinking behind Makani Power's airborne wind turbine, which basically looks like a small airplane. The lightweight apparatus can reach heights of 1,500 feet - high enough to harness the power of the strongest winds using much less materials than a traditional turbine.

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  1. sarahann October 17, 2011 at 6:13 pm

    Too bad Solaria got half a million in “bailout” money then decided to go bankrupt. Oh and if that’s not bad enough when asked about it by congress they pleaded the “fifth” as in “there right against self incrimination”.

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