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28-ton, 1.2-megawatt tidal kite is now exporting power to the grid

Minesto's fully operational Dragon 12 looks like some sort of futuristic military drone – but it behaves remarkably like a kite underwater. It uses lift generated by tidal flows to fly patterns faster than the currents, harvesting renewable energy.

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28-ton, 1.2-megawatt tidal kite is now exporting power to the grid
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    28-ton, 1.2-megawatt tidal kite is now exporting power to the grid

    28-ton, 1.2-megawatt tidal kite is now exporting power to the grid

    Minesto's fully operational Dragon 12 looks like some sort of futuristic military drone – but it behaves remarkably like a kite underwater. It uses …

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