The 8th International Airborne Wind Energy Conference was held on 15-16 October 2019 at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. For further information please look at the conference website https://awec2019.com Altogether more than 220 delegates from 21 countries across Europe and abroad, scientists and engineers, entrepreneurs and investors gathered to share their experiences, findings, opportunities and visions for airborne wind energy. The program included five plenary talks by selected experts from international agencies, industry and academia (WindEurope,...

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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 rise, Makani’s first offshore flights could signify a breakthrough for floating offshore wind. Once commercialized, Makani’s kites have the potential to bring power to hundreds of millions of people living along the world’s coastlines where the wind is strong and steady, but the water is too deep to fix wind turbines...

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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 EU institutions, national governments and international organisations. We are looking forward to a fruitful collaboration with the association and all members. ...

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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 the energy sector. High-level policymakers, industry, science and civil society are given the opportunity to share their experiences and ideas on a safe, affordable and environmentally responsible global energy transition. https://2019.energydialogue.berlin/...

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