Wind Energy Company Graduates From Google Research Arm

Credit: Energy kite: Makani
Airborne wind energy developer Makani has graduated from X, the advanced research arm of Google parent company Alphabet. Now an independent company, Makani has partnered with Shell to take its energy kites offshore. Makani’s system launches a tethered autonomous aircraft that flies crosswind in a...

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