German Company To Test UAV-Based Electric Turbine

Credit: AWES: Ampyx Power
LONDON—Germany’s E.ON electricity company is partnering with Dutch renewable energy startup Ampyx Power to demonstrate the potential of airborne wind energy systems (AWES) as a potential alternative to wind turbines. AWES, developed by Ampyx, uses a fixed-wing autonomous air vehicle tethered to an...
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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