Airborne Wind Europe is the association of the European airborne wind energy industry.
Airborne Wind Europe promotes the generation of energy from high altitude winds by means of airborne wind energy systems. It represents the interests of the airborne wind energy industry as well as academia to decision makers in politics and business, provides reliable and high-quality information and data on airborne wind energy and is coordinating the industry at all levels. Airborne Wind Europe encourages high-level discussions on generation of energy from high-altitude winds by means of kite energy systems, wind drones and other airborne wind energy systems and encourages research, innovation and exchange of technical information among entrepreneurs, suppliers, utilities, developers, energy consumers, equipment manufacturers, financial institutions and universities.
The following working groups of Airborne Wind Europe have been established:
Working Group 1: Safety and technical guidelines
Working Group 2: Airspace regulation
Working Group 3: Environmental issues
Working Group 4: Communication
Working Group 5: AWEurope Roadmap
Our members are the leading European Airborne Wind Energy companies, universities and research centers, suppliers, customers and supporters of the Airborne Wind Energy industry.
Members are listes in alphabetical order within each category.
Airborne Wind Energy Companies
Universities and Research Centers
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is the governing body of Airborne Wind Europe and consists of representatives of our members.
Jon Gjerde, Kitemill, Chairman
David Ainsworth, KPS, Vice Chairman
Johannes Peschel, Kitepower, Vice Chairman
Pim Breukelmann, Ampyx Power
Lorenzo Fagiano, Politecnico di Milano
Roland Schmehl, TU Delft
The executive team members of Airborne Wind Europe work together with our members to achieve the goals of Airborne Wind Europe.