Can Cloud Power Provide Clean Water and Electricity for the World?

September 9, 2014 by  
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Wind, water, solar are common sources of renewable energy, but what about the clouds? Can cloud power provide our clean energy and water needs? A Russian scientist is aiming to do just that with the Air HES (Hydro Electric Station) — a tethered blimp that captures water from the clouds with a mesh that hangs vertically in the air and sends water to a hydropower plant on the ground via conduit attachments. A turbo generator then produces clean water and electricity. Andrew Kazantsev and his St. Petersburg-based team have built a prototype that captures around five liters (one gallon) of water from low-level clouds in about an hour. Read the rest of Can Cloud Power Provide Clean Water and Electricity for the World? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Air HES , Andrew Kazantsev , clean electricity , clean water , cloud power , Hydro , russia , tesla , water issues

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