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Need Mobile, Potent Energy? Why Not Fly A Kite?


According to David North, an engineer at Nasa's Langley Research Center, more than 90% of the energy from a wind turbine comes from the blade's tips, since it is traveling faster and therefore producing more energy in turn. With that in mind, North believes that the best type of wind energy would be to use a specialized wind-harnessing kite that uses a lightweight teeter.

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