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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

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