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The Airborne Wind Turbine - Looks Like A U.F.O.!

The 35` wide helium-filled turbine reaches altitudes where winds are 5X stronger than those reached by normal turbines.

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The Airborne Wind Turbine - Looks Like A U.F.O.!. The 35` wide helium-filled turbine reaches altitudes where winds are 5X stronger than those reached by normal turbines.
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richanddead
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 1548 Posts
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 6:46:31 AM
@incubus inc:

Maybe, maybe, but I just can't see giant spinning blades that are blowing in the wind, attached to long whip-like wires as the best thing to stand next to in a thunderstorm, just saying.




Riya043
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 7 Posts
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:27:01 AM
See this sanp ..!

incubus_inc
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 937 Posts
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 10:54:40 PM
On the contrary thunderstorms might only end up aiding one of these brilliant things.

richanddead
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 1548 Posts
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 10:24:53 PM
the reason this wont work in one word...

Thunderstorms

mischief83
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 174 Posts
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 9:13:49 PM
Ryan99: "That's badass! How much will they cost to keep running? Like, filling up helium and powering the wenches to raise and lower them"

Wenches are surprisingly cheap to power: they`re basically slaves, and since they are already bringing you your beer, having them raise and lower the turbines should be no problem

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