you're reading...

Inflatable High Altitude Wind Turbine May Produce Double the Power at Half the Cost

The company says their product could reduce energy costs by up to 65%
The test of a scaled-down prototype of a new type of floating wind turbine that uses a helium-filled shell demonstrated that it not only works as planned, but that it can also produce twice the power of turbines mounted at conventional tower height.

During the test, the Altaeros Airborne Wind Turbine (AWT) was able to climb to 350 feet high, generate considerable power, and then land in an automated cycle. The device

Learn more …


About innovationtoronto

An early look at the things coming at us that could help or hurt from global universities and research institutions


No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: