Airborne Wind Energy Systems

Power generation from tethered airborne turbines or from airborne kites or drones tethered to a ground-based generator.

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AWES developers are slow to reach commercialization and to scale. With the levelized costs of traditional utility-scale renewables falling ever-lower, the value proposition for AWES is far from certain, and clients should only look for niche application cases – such as diesel fuel consumption reduction at remote sites – for the time being.

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