Wind Dam

Enormous electricity-generating kites may be the future of green power.

The wind dam concept is almost the same as a hydro-electric dam: Capture massive amounts of moving air and funnel it into a turbine. Plus, they look cool. The first of its kind may be coming to Russia next year.

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