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October 7, 2016

Kite power to take flight in Scotland next year – The Guardian

Kite Power Solutions expects to open the UK’s first kite power plant in March 2017 at the Ministry of Defence’s West Freugh site in Stranraer, Scotland. It hopes to roll out the technology onshore and at sea, building systems with the capacity to produce “hundreds of megawatts” of power within the…

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October 6, 2016

One of world’s first kite-driven power stations set to open in Scotland – The Independent

One of the world’s first commercial-scale, kite-driven power stations is set to be created near Stranraer in Scotland in what could be a major step towards finding the “magic solution” to humanity’s energy problems.  

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October 4, 2016

Gardline is supporting Kite Power Systems – Gardline

Gardline is supporting Kite Power Solutions (KPS) to characterise the low level wind environment at the KPS test site at West Freugh in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Kite Power Solutions is developing a novel Airborne Wind Energy system that uses kites to harness the energy from the wind.

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February 22, 2016

KPS in Bloomberg Clean Energy & Carbon Brief

Kites flown on a fiber tether and attached to a winch system that turns a generator, are expected to produce a capacity factor some 15 percent higher than wind turbines and to have a levelized cost of energy half that of offshore wind, according to David Ainsworth.

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