Enviro Back to the Future
posted by January 22 at 14:55 PMon
The world’s first commercial cargo ship partially powered by a giant kite is setting sail from Germany to Venezuela.
The designers of the MS Beluga Skysails say the computer-controlled kite, measuring 160sq m (1,722sq ft), could cut fuel consumption by as much as 20%.
Rest of the story is here.
The SkySails website (“turn the wind into profit!”) is here.