Grand Challenge

The goal of this prize is to create radical breakthroughs in wireless transmission technologies that will transform the way we collect and distribute energy, dramatically increase the availability of affordable carbon-free energy, and reduce our dependence on fossil fuels. Innovations in this area will expand the supply of clean energy, remove the need for land dedicated to traditional transmission lines, and positively impact global climate change.

Draft Guidelines

The winning team will be able to beam wireless power to a high-altitude aircraft at an altitude above 50,000 feet. The winner must maintain the aircraft at altitude and on station for seven days using ground-based power beamed wirelessly to the aircraft.

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