June 15 is Global Wind Day! Let's celebrate!

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Makani Power airbone kite wind turbine

credit: Makani Power

Saturday June 15 is Global Wind Day! To celebrate, let's look back at some recent stories on this precious renewable resource that is progressively taking a bigger place in our lives.

Makani Power

The first one is about Makani Power, the flying wind turbine startup that was recently bought be internet giant Google. It's a good reminder that while conventional wind turbines are great (and getting better all the time), there could be other out-of-the-box ways to harvest energy from the wind.

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