German Energy Company To Test UAV-Based Electric Turbine

LONDON—Germany’s E.ON electricity company is partnering with Dutch renewable energy start-up Ampyx Power to demonstrate the potential of airborne wind energy systems (AWES). AWES is a potential alternative to wind turbines. The technology, developed by Ampyx, uses a fixed-wing autonomous air vehicle...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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