Kitemill present at Wind Energy Conference in Germany and Norway
There is huge interest in Kitemill its airborne wind energy technology. Now Kitemill has been invited to the large energy conference in both Germany and Norway. Kitemills CTO Lode Carnel will at the end of September participate on the large wind energy conference in Germany, «WindEnergy Hamburg». After this Kitemill will also present their prototype on the technology conference «Cutting Edge» during Oslo Innovation Week in the middle of October.
On the conference in Germany the network organization HWN500 will among others have their own booth, where Kitemill shall participate.
HWN500 is an organisation to develop high altitude wind energy up to 500 m altitude.
Kitemill is one of the 14 companies internationally that is member of this high-altitude wind energy network. In addition, there is a couple of research institutes and producers participating in the network. HWN500 is partly financed by the German government, through the department of energy and economics, using the so-called ZIM-program, that supports research and development for small and medium enterprises.
- I am looking forward to present Kitemill its solution and explain how far we have gotten in the development of airborne wind energy, says Lode Carnel. He is one of the seven presenters, who from different viewpoints will inform about the development in airborne wind energy.
Increased competence about airborne windenergy
The goal of the conference is to gather different participants in the development of high altitude wind energy (technology, investors, journalist and producers) in order to discuss and accelerate the competence about this exciting environmentally friendly energy technology, that has a low environmental cost for the society.
- I have a passion for renewable energy. It is extremely motivating to work with something that makes the world a better place, says Lode Carnel. He joined Kitemill in 2012. He obtained a Ph.D. from IMEC in solar energy and has been working in the renewable energy sector since obtaining his master degree.
Commercialisation is important.
- At Kitemill we develop green, environmentally friendly and renewable energy. This is extremely exciting. I am positive concerning the company’s future. We have come relatively far in the development to get the technical solutions in place. Our challenge now is to get the concept out in the market and get it commercialized, says Lode Carnel. He works daily from Porsgrunn or Lista.
Photo by HWN500 graphics, Ron Holand, Kitemill picture