Eight students are the winners of the Baden-Württemberg Challenge 2011. Their power plant consisting of two kites turns wind into electricity. The "SkyAmps" team from the Cooperative State University in Heidenheim is actively supported by more than 10 companies. Second place went to Erich Franke who was already the winner of the competition in 2008 and 2010. Third place went to employees of Astrium and DLR.
Energy generation by means of kite system
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