KITEMILL develops Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) technology based on the strong and consistent winds at altitudes 500 – 1500 meters above ground level. AWE will be especially suited to change the global energy mix as the Levelized Cost of Energy will drop due to reduced investment cost combined with increased energy yield. The geographical market increases as AWE not are as sensitive to near ground wind conditions as conventional wind turbines.




2 May 2018 07:50

Duration record set in April

On the path to continuously operation the team set a record April. The Kite was operated beyond the limitation of the onboard battery and was landed with the same battery voltage as it had at take-...


2 April 2018 08:25

Permission granted

Kitemill has been granted permission to operate the 30kW plant at Lista. The permission is valid 24/7. This approval allows parallel operation with use of the runway at Lista Airport, proving that ...


20 February 2018 13:50

Narve Rio, Kitemill. Analysis and market employee

"In my many years of assistance and development aid, I quickly understood what was most sought after. That was neither food nor money. It was simply simple, easily accessible and cheap electric pow...


9 January 2018 19:23

NEXTWIND - EU project

An EU Horizon 2020 project has been completed by Kitemill. "Horizon 2020 funds high-potential innovation developed by SMEs through the SME instrument. The SME instrument offers Europe's brightest a...

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18 September 2017 13:02

Technical achievements at Kitemill with vertical take-off and landing

After completing its test program, Kitemill did a series of successful vertical take-offs and landings. The kite for its 30 kW plant , called Spark, at Lista Fly and Næringspark behaved according t...


17 August 2017 15:34

Kitemill at Vivatech in Paris and at the AWE-conference in Freiburg

Kitemill participated at the large conference VivaTech in Paris in the middle of June 2017. The general manager Thomas Hårklau and the technical manager Lode Carnel informed about Kitemill its tech...

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Kitemill-team at its offices at Lista Airport, October 2015. From the left: Lode Carnel, Sindre Devik, Jo Grini, Sture Smidt, Thomas Hårklau og Christer Svenkerud. Foto: Jørn Lekve, Kitemill.

Strong team for the future

Employees in Kitemill is the company's most important resource. 

Together our staff got expertise and long experience in the development of new renewable energy environment. They all have different tasks and functions of the company.

The sum of our work driver Kitemill steadily forward in the development of new Norwegian technology.


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