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Google X acquires kite-power startup Makani

The research unit's "focus on real atoms, not bits" is expanding to include the startup's work on tethered flying wings that are designed to generate 600 kilowatts of power.

By May 23, 2013

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Makani Power rethinks the wind turbine (images)

Startup Makani Power has nearly completed testing on a 30-kilowatt prototype wind turbine designed to capture high-altitude winds either onshore or offshore.

4 Images By March 28, 2012

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Lightweight wing harvests offshore wind

Startup Makani Power clears its first hurdles in building a radically different wind turbine that flies like a kite and captures high-altitude winds.

By March 28, 2012

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Green news harvest: Solayzme gets cash for algae, solar sunroof

Wind high flier Makani attracts more Google money; solar plane makes three-day flight; Sen. Biden's record on energy; tapping bacteria power; and more.

By August 26, 2008