The MegaAWE project aims to bring utility-scale AWES ("MW-AWES") closer to the market, readying SMEs for its roll-out in NWE and beyond.It shall achieve this by: endurance demonstration, to improve investability and secure interest of utilitiesdemonstration of key enabling modules at MW-scale, to derisk planning of commercial prototype demoan execution plan for MW-AWES commercial prototype demo, to ensure relevant innovation focus (incl. site & user requirements, design guidelines, system sizing & costing), validated by regions & users. MegaAWE investment/outputs address the recommendations...

Read More

by Udo Zillmann, Secretary General of Airborne Wind Europe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z94mLMAhl3s Airborne Wind Energy is a promising renewable energy technology with a large potential to play an important role in the future energy mix and tackle climate change. There are special characteristics that make Airborne Wind Energy a potential game changer. Udo Zillmann, Secretary General of Airborne Wind Europe, explains the technology, presents important players and shows how a collaboration with the established wind industry could provide benefits for everyone. ...

Read More

We are glad to welcome a new member to Airborne Wind Europe. The Institute for Flight System Dynamics is an academic and research facility at RWTH Aachen University. The focus of research activities lies in flight dynamics systems development and assessment of automated unmanned aircraft systems, including their flight control systems. Since the beginning of the 1970s, originally operated under the umbrella of free flight experiments, numerous sovereign national, European, and industrial R&D project relevant topics were researched and competencies developed....

Read More