Kitepower secures €3 million for innovative airborne wind energy system Energy innovation fund ENERGIIQ, Stichting ifund and Windhandel Beheer are investing €1 million each in Kitepower. The Delft-based start-up will use the funds to commercialise its innovative airborne wind energy system (AWES) and further expand its organisation. Kitepower’s mobile energy systems can be deployed in remote rural locations where harsh environmental conditions make it impossible to install conventional renewable energy systems. EnerKíte receives commitment for €3.4 million in funding As part of the...

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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...

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