“E.ON supports game-changing technology for wind energy”
German utility E.ON aims to transform the global offshore wind generation market with high-altitude wind power generation technology, the company announced in a press release. New technology is harvesting wind by using a sail comparable to kite surfing in altitudes up to 450 meters instead of a rotor. The system is cheaper to manufacture and easier to deploy and maintain than conventional wind turbines, writes E.ON: “The cost potentially is so low that kite power generation would not need government incentives.” The utility invested in the British start-up Kite Power Solutions (KPS).
Read the press release in English here.