15 Jan 2024
Kitepower has recently released its airborne wind energy (AWE) generator, which offers an emissions free off-grid electricity generator combined with a battery. This has several promising uses, including off-grid electric vehicle (EV) charging. IDTechEx spoke to CEO Johannes Peschel to find out more and gain insight into their technologies.
8 Jun 2023
Battolyser Systems are a Dutch company developing a hybrid battery-electrolyzer system.
5 Apr 2023
U-Battery is a primarily British consortium of companies including Urenco, Rolls Royce, and others working on a micro small modular reactor, largely for industrial power applications. The gas-cooled reactor would have an electrical power output of 4MW. IDTechEx attended a roundtable with the U-Battery team.
4 Oct 2022
Wind Energy Start-up Kitepower Raises €850K
With their mobile airborne wind system, the Delft start-up Kitepower provides the future of green wind energy: cheaper, more practical, easy to move and energy can be generated even when there is little wind. Meanwhile, 738 investors stepped in and 120% of the investment money has been raised with the crowdfunding.
30 Aug 2022
Microscopy Reveals Mechanism Behind new CRISPR Tool
New research offers insights into a line of CRISPR systems, which could lead to promising antiviral and tissue engineering tools in animal and plants.
26 Jul 2022
Dutch Wind Energy Start-Up €4+ Million for Further Development
Kitepower has used €4+ million from the preceding rounds to further develop its mobile airborne system into a mature and applicable system. There have been three successful pilots - including a pilot with the Dutch Ministry of Defence - and nine versions of the Kitepower system. As a result the Delft-based start-up is now ready for the next phase: introducing the first mobile airborne wind energy system to the market.