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Airborne Wind Europe

The inclusion of AWE within the German Renewable Energy Act represents an outstanding opportunity for islands

Getting Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) into the German Renewable Energy Act (EEG) marks the world’s first remuneration specific to AWE, significantly reducing market risks for investments in German and European high-tech companies. It also creates a crucial foundation for AWE to make a substantial contribution to the energy transition, and increasing policy makers awareness scaling …

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La Gomera and Airborne Wind Europe Kick-off EU Airborne Wind Energy Centre of Excellence

The Cabildo of La Gomera, in collaboration with Airborne Wind Europe (AWEU), CT Ingenieros and Proexca, are pioneering an innovative venture with the aim to provide advancing electricity generation through Airborne Wind Energy technology. This initiative marks a significant step forward in the island’s pursuit of sustainable development and economic growth.   A protocol was …

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AWEC 2024 Will Bring Together Research, Development and Industry

The Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC) celebrates its 10th edition this year in Madrid, Spain. The “Universidad Carlos III” has the pleasure of hosting AWEC 2024 following Chico, Stanford, Leuven, Hampton, Berlin, Delft, Freiburg, Glasgow and Milan. Gonzalo Sánchez Arriaga, Associate Professor at UC3M points out that “AWEC 2024 is going to be very important to boost the …

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Advanced Site Identification Tool Unveils Great Potential for Airborne Wind Energy, a Strategic Technology for Islands

Unveils Advanced site identification tool for airborne wind energy systems unveils thousands of suitable sites in Germany: demonstrating that this innovative technology, strategic for islands, has great potential. Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) developers and policy makers need to know the number of potentially suitable sites for AWE deployment and the respective capacity potential in a …

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Airborne Wind Energy takes flight in Mayo County Council, Ireland

Renewable Innovative AWE technology completes first flight in County Mayo, Ireland The MegaAWE project in Bangor Erris, County Mayo, Ireland, comes to an end after launching test flights in September 2023. Led by Mayo County Council and supported by the Interreg North-West Europe Programme, MegaAWE was born to advance utility-scale Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) for …

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