Kitemill its first commercial customer, Helge Mikalsen in Vollan Holding AS, admires Kitemill its technology and looks forward to receive the first five units.
First customer: the general manager in Lista industrial park, Helge Mikalsen, indicates that he will order five permanent power stations that will fly over Lista its industrial park. The plans are that the units are ready to use in 2017. They will deliver power to 22 enterprises in the area with all together well above 100 employees.
Kitemill its development is very exciting. They have a green, well-functioning and low-cost product. They deliver renewable energy, something we are committed to. Because of that, there was no doubt that we would clearly indicate our wish to order the first power stations from Kitemill, says Helge Mikalsen.
He owns a number of companies and can be characterized as a serial entrepreneur.
Long energy experience.
He knows the energy sector very well and believes in the plans to launch a kite turbine model, which is a combination between a demonstration unit and a commercial unit.
Helge Mikalsen is the chairman of the board for a number of companies, among which Vollan Holding, Miljøenergi AS, Servo Utvikling AS, Lista Autoteknikk AS, Agder Fiberoptikk AS, Icetech Norge AS and Sør Energi AS. In addition to that he is board member in a number of other companies. He is the general manager for the companies Lista Autoteknikk Eiendom AS, Lista Autoteknikk, Sørlandets Liftutleie AS, Lista Holding Lista Flypark Holding AS, Serbo Utvikling AS, Lista Flypark Eiendom AS, Lista Hangar Eiendom, Borhaug Invest and Icetech Norge AS, to sum up some of the companies.
Mikalsen graduated as a car electrician and took education in mechanics. In addition he has an education as crane controller. In October 2015 he had 20 years ceremony as an independent entrepreneur.