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Reaching the Power of High Altitude Winds

A 16-meter long helium-filled cylinder will rotate creating considerable lift force. A ground-based winch-generator will convert the lift force into electricity. ¬†Once the cylinder has reached its maximum height, its rotation is stopped and the module descends to its starting position. During ¬†trials in April 2015, the airborne module will fly below 500m of height […]

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