The turbines fly to nearly 1,500 feet up. At that altitude, the eight propellers become turbines that can send 600 kw of power back to the surface. It's a system that uses tech developed in part by Makani Power, a startup that Google bought in 2013.
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Kristen Jolly, a Wind Energy Technology graduate from Ecotech Institute, talks about what it's like to work on a wind farm and the opportunities for trained workers in the clean energy workplace
The jobs are out there, but where? The renewable energy and sustainability industries offer untapped opportunity for trained and skilled workers who seek a career. Find out more in this 30-minute webinar, part of the "Living the Ecotech Lifestyle" series.