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Let's go fly a kite – new ways of harnessing wind power
Thu 23 March 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 GMT
Speaker: Bill Hampton, Chief Technical Officer, Kite Power Systems (KPS)
Kite power is gaining a lot of attention as an alternative approach to gathering energy from the wind. The engineering is relatively simple and the technology is light-weight compared with conventional wind turbines. There are companies looking at the technology in the USA, Germany and Italy.
This talk will feature the UK’s leading company developing a a twin kite power generating system They have recently raised more than £5 million of investment for development of this new light-weight wind power technology.