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Scotland region will be 100% powered by kites within a decade

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 13, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Oct 12, 2016

In parts of Scotland, one response to the need for renewable energy is to go fly a kite. No, really. In just under 10 years, kites will generate power for an entire region of Scotland, thanks to efforts by a British company named Kite Power Solutions. Their “kytoons” (hybrid kite-balloon power systems) look like parachutes, and fly on the jet stream at 20,000 feet elevation, moving up and down in the wind currents to generate hundreds of megawatts of energy for a super low cost. Kite...






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