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Altaeros balloon boosts wind turbine power

Wind startup tests a prototype airborne wind turbine which uses a helium-filled shell to lift a small wind turbine into stronger and steady winds at higher alitudes. Originally posted at News - Cutting Edge
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Wind-power blimp takes to the air (video)

Lifestyle / Green Living : Green Tech (3 years ago)

Altaeros Energies shows how an airborne wind turbine, held in a tethered blimp, can generate power at high altitudes and automatically reattach to its launcher. Originally posted at News - Cutting Edge Read Post

Airborne Wind Turbine Video from Altaeros Energies – Seeing Is Believing

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (3 years ago)

Tina Casey reported on a helium-based airborne wind turbine from Altaeros Energies capable of delivering electricity from elevations ranging from 350 feet to 1000 feet, The image used for her post was a donut, reflecting the shape o... Read Post

Altaeros balloon boosts wind turbine power

Technology / Gadgets : Crave (3 years ago)

A prototype of Altaeros Energy's high-altitude wind turbine in Maine. (Credit: Altaeros Energy) Startup Altaeros Energy is going up for more energy. The company yesterday said it has successfully tested a prototype of its airborne w... Read Post


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