RED III: Airborne Wind Energy is ready to contribute to the 5% target for innovative technologies

Press Release Tomorrow, the trilogue negotiations on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED III) enter into their final phase. The Airborne Wind Energy sector welcomes the proposed 5% target for innovative renewable energy technologies and calls on all...

Airborne wind energy continues attracting private capital

Kitekraft & Kitepower have reached new funding worth in $1,6 M and 850.000 EUR respectively Kitemil & Enerkite are running crowdfunding campaigns   Airborne Wind Europe as an association that works on behalf of the development of airborne wind energy...

German Wind Power Magazine publishes Kitekraft feature

Maximilian Isensee, Co-Founder & CEO of Kitekraft: "The wind turbine of the 21st century"   Isensee, describes in an article written in German Win Power Magazine (pages 35-37), how he and his company designed the Kitekraft system consisting of a kite that has...

JustWind4All sets out to accelerate the transition to wind energy through innovative governance practices

Airborne Wind Europe attended the Kick-off online meeting of "JustWind4All"   Airborne Wind Europe is a partner in the new Horizon Europe project "JustWind4All" which focuses on social acceptance of wind energy. The Kick-off meeting brought together the...

Getting airborne – the need to realise the benefits of airborne wind energy for net zero

  Airborne wind energy (AWE) is wind 2.0 – a game-changing solution accessing the large untapped wind resource potential at heights above those accessed by established wind technology.It enables more energy to be extracted at lower carbon intensity and eventually at...

Sep 20: Getting airborne – launch of the White Paper for the Airborne Wind Energy sector by BVG Associates commissioned by Airborne Wind Europe.

The first Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) systems are now commercially available. This webinar will focus on the benefits of this innovative technology, its future cost developments, deployment potential and the sector's imminent needs regarding policy and regulation. The...

Airborne Wind Europe partners in consortiums for two Horizon projects on wind energy

AWEurope is a partner organisation in two successful consortium proposals for Horizon funding; JustWind4all, and Meridional. As it is acknowledged that Europe is not planning and permitting enough wind energy, JustWind4All aims to activate synergies among diverse wind...


Nearly 200 industry professionals gather in Milan to discuss market trends and technological developments The 9th edition of the Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC) closed on Friday 24th in Milan and saw 180 key actors gather to debate challenges and opportunities...

International Airborne Wind Energy Conference – Insights from key players

Next week will see the opening of the 9th edition of the International Airborne Wind Energy Conference, we caught up with two key contributors, Chris Vermillion and Lorenzo Fagiano, to hear their insights on the sector and the wider energy industry. Chris Vermillion,...

Airborne Wind Europe welcome latest member Kitenrg

The airborne wind community are happy to welcome Kitenrg to the Airborne Wind Europe network. The Turin based company were launched in 2010 and work on innovating ultralight kites tethered to a ground-based generator. Kitenrg recently moved to a brand new HQ with 500...

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