Saul Griffith on kite power

Posted by: Helen Walters on March 23, 2009

Earlier this month, Innovation & Design senior writer Jessie Scanlon wrote a piece on the work of engineer, entrepreneur and MacArthur Fellow, Saul Griffith. Griffith, who last year got attention for WattzOn, a personal, Web-based energy audit system that people can use to calculate their own energy consumption, is now working on developing wind-power innovations to help tackle both the energy and climate crises. Griffith gave a brief presentation of this work (and some of its inspiration) at this year’s TED conference. Check it out here:

 

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