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AWEC 2019

The 8th International Airborne Wind Energy Conference was held on 15-16 October 2019 at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Altogether more than 220 delegates from 21 countries across Europe and […]

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Makani’s airborne wind power system takes flight offshore

The first flights of Makani’s energy kite from a floating platform are a big step. Makani’s energy kite flew over the North Sea. With demand for renewable energy on the […]

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Member of Wind EUROPE

We are proud to announce, that Airborne Wind Europe is now member of WindEUROPE. Our main common goal is to translate business challenges into policy recommendations and communicate them to […]

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Study on challenges in the commercialisation of airborne wind energy systems

Airborne wind energy systems (AWES) is the umbrella name for a series of potentially game-changing concepts to convert wind energy into electricity. This study provides an overview of the technological […]

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Airborne Wind Energy @ The Economist

Alternative energy An innovative approach to making electricity from the wind Fly a kite that powers a generator https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2019/06/06/an-innovative-approach-to-making-electricity-from-the-wind

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Airborne Wind Europe @ bbc

Could high-flying drones power your home one day? By Jessica Bown Technology of Business reporter https://www.bbc.com/news/business-48132021

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Airborne Wind Europe @ BETD

Airborne Wind Europe attended the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2019. In the past years the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) has become a leading international forum for key stakeholders of […]

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Airborne Wind Europe Member presentation

Learn more about Airborne Wind Energy @ Airborne Wind Europe member presentation    

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Policies for Airborne Wind Energy Scoping Study now in the EU Open Access Repository

“Policies for Airborne Wind Energy – Preparing the grounds for AWE-specific incentive schemes – Scoping Study” is now available in the EU Open Access Repository http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2613535  

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High-Altitude Wind Energy Map Published

Airborne wind energy has the potential to harvest wind energy at high altitudes. For the first commercial applications, it is foreseen that the airborne wind energy system can harvest anywhere […]

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