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Google Acquisition Eyes Kite Power, Flying Wings

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May 23, 2013
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Google has acquired green-energy company Makani Power, makers of an airborne wind turbine capable of generating power.


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Kite Company Takes Wind Power to New Heights

Kite Company Takes Wind Power to New Heights

Reuters (Feb. 19, 2012) — California-based start up Makani Power believes the future of clean, sustainable energy is in the skies. The company is developing kite technology they say harnesses wind power far more efficiently and at half the cost of current wind turbines in use today.
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Scientists Crack Reasons Behind Bird Formations

Scientists Crack Reasons Behind Bird Formations

AP (Jan. 15, 2014) — The next time you see birds flying in a V formation, consider this: A new study says they choreograph the beating of their wings with exquisite precision to save energy. (Jan. 15)
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Brazil: The Solar Project in Florianpolis

Brazil: The Solar Project in Florianpolis

Deutsche Welle (June 17, 2013) — Solar power has so far played a minor role in Brazil. But now, with German aid, the country's largest photovoltaic power plant is being installed in the state of Santa Catarina, with a target capacity of 1 megawatt. Until now, only 2.5 MW of Brazil's power portfolio has been covered by solar, less than the 0.01% of the solar power share in Germany. Yet in the Earths largest tropical country, the potential is unlimited.
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Solar Revolution Transforms Remote Corners of Bolivia

Solar Revolution Transforms Remote Corners of Bolivia

Reuters (July 23, 2011) — On the windswept high plains of Bolivia, an energy revolutuion is under way. Small communities, never connected to the power grid, now have access to electric power for the first time through solar and wind power systems. Rob Muir reports.
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