Energy – Wind


Storing Clean Energy in Salt Isn’t as Crazy as It Sounds

Source: grist.org Published: August 3, 2017 A Spanish solar thermal plant uses molten salt storage to run 24 hours a day. By Bobby Magill Using giant vats of molten salt and antifreeze under the codename “Malta,” Google’s parent company Alphabet is joining Tesla and...

Makani Energy Kite Is A Smarter Wind Turbine

Source: cio.coms Published: May 31, 2016 Makani’s energy kite is an airborne wind turbine that aims to generate more energy, using less materials, at a lower cost. By Magdalena Petrova Kites aren’t just toys anymore. Just ask Makani Power, which is developing a...

Kite Power on Ships Out Performs Sails Five Times Over

Source: treehugger.com Published: August 18, 2008 SkySails kite powered ships save fuel photo The idea of reinventing wind-power for ocean going transport is certainly a seductive one. But usually when TreeHugger reports on the idea of kite powered boats, whether...

The Answer to India’s Energy Crisis Could Be Blowing in the Wind

Source: smithsonianmag.com Published: October 26, 2016 Maanasa Mendu, of Mason, Ohio, presents HARVEST, her prototype renewable energy-gathering device, at the 2016 Young Scientist Challenge. (Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge) By Nathan Hurst The 2016...

Waterlily Turbine Powers Your Outdoor Adventures with Wind and Water

Source: treehugger.com Published: April 26, 2017 Video screen capture YouTube By Megan Treacy There is no shortage of great off-grid renewable power sources for your outdoor adventures from rugged solar chargers to the famous BioLite stove that charges your gadgets as...