Wind Power 2.0: High-Tech 'Dragons' Breathe Electricity
Cutting production costs in half
Industry giants investing in the new technology
“We are replacing concrete and steel with the latest technology,” says the Ampyx website. Certainly, the expenditure for materials, installation and logistics is far less than for wind turbines. EnerKite claims 95% less material use and a 75% smaller CO2 footprint. Maintenance and operation are simpler and the impact on the landscape is minimal.
Google muscles in on high-altitude wind technology
Photos: Ampyx, EnerKite