Makani Power, Inc. is a renewable energy company trying seeking to harness high-altitude wind energy to produce electricity. The company is engaged in developing high-altitude wind energy extraction technologies to tap the most powerful wind resources. The technology involves building huge wing-shaped kites to harness the energy from high-altitude wind. The company has earlier raised an investment of $ 10 million from Google in 2006. The company again was able to raise a sum of $ 5 million from the same investor in 2008. The company aims to generate electricity at substantially lesser cost than the cost of electricity from coal plant. The company is headquartered in Alameda, California in the US.