Category: KiteGen

KiteGen is in the Cleantech 100 Ones to Watch list

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By eugenio saraceno, January 28, 2016 6:39 pm

On January 25th the Cleantech Group published its annual list of the most interesting innovative companies in the cleantech sector in 2015, selected by a panel of experts coming from the most significant international companies. KiteGen is named in the category 100 Ones to watch, a subset that the selection committee follows with particular focus. [...]

KiteGen Power Wing

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By stekgr, September 12, 2014 9:10 pm

The first model of the “Power Wing”, a wing specially designed for the production of energy, has been finally released by the KiteGen laboratories. We show you a preview. The availability of a “Power Wing” is the main enabler for the mass production of low-cost energy from tropospheric wind. The kite sports are made of [...]

KiteGen and Alcoa Updates

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By stekgr, September 21, 2012 3:53 pm

Kite Gen Research has become the third group to express interest regarding the aluminum smelter located in Sardinia run until today by Alcoa. In Italy we often hear on the news the name of this company, which sadly is associated with the risks of closure and the consequent social demonstrations of its workers. The area where Alcoa [...]

Global Warming & Global Power? Wind can power and even cool down the world!

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By stekgr, September 21, 2012 11:22 am

Translated from Massimo Ippolito’s post: On September 9th NATURE CLIMATE CHANGE Journal published a paper by Ken Caldeira, Kate Marvel, Ben Kravitz containing further confirmation of KiteGen positions and other brand new information of great importance. The following day, as a logical consequence and necessary act, we sent two letters to the Italian government with [...]

Interactive Presentations: The Yo-Yo idea

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By stekgr, July 24, 2012 2:46 pm

Dear KiteGen followers, Below you can find one of our interactive presentations about different aspects of KiteGen technology. This particular on describes the origins of the idea and how the KiteGen STEM works. Enjoy! There are several of these work in our Webinars section (password protected), to access that section contact us. to visualize it you [...]

ENERGY STORAGE UNDER KITEGEN PERSPECTIVE

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By stekgr, June 20, 2012 4:03 pm

Originally written by Massimo Ippolito An insightful analysis, as always, by Domenico Coiante argues about renewable energy issues and the need for daily and seasonal storage. It seems a good opportunity to introduce and clarify the opportunities offered in this area by the largest source of concentrated energy on the planet, the tropospheric wind. The [...]

2nd OPEN DAY KiteGen/SOTER (now KiteGen Venture)

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By stekgr, June 5, 2012 2:01 pm

The 2nd OPEN DAY KiteGen Sunday is been confirmed for the 24th of June 2012. It is organized by SOTER (SOciety for the Transition to REnewable Energy), in collaboration with the municipality of Sommariva Perno (CN ). In a few weeks of activity, SOTER gathered over 40 members who have already contributed giving financial and [...]

The Success of the recent Open Day (Sunday 13th of May)

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By stekgr, May 22, 2012 11:21 am

Last Sunday (13th of May) KiteGen hosted an Open Day for followers, and actual or future investors. The event had 2 primary goals: 1) Show the state of the art of the technology, and perform a quick demonstration. 2) Launch officially the new financial initiative that collects small and medium investors that want to help [...]

The Manipulator

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By stekgr, May 7, 2012 10:30 am

Here a short explanation of one of the key components of the KiteGen Stem: The Manipulator The “manipulator”, so nicknamed because its movements resemble the movement of a human wrist that controls the orientation and position of the kite from the top of the STEM. The distance between the two long antennas vary depending on [...]

Past, Present and Future Tests

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By stekgr, April 2, 2012 12:03 pm

You can also download the video from here From Andrea Papini Edited by Stefano Serra Many of our followers ask for more details about the tests performed so far, and the ones running right now. First I would like to illustrate the results that were obtained from the first prototype, in order to have a [...]

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