Doing maritime ecological surveys with UAVs?

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles for Ecology Surveys (U-AVES) project, a transformative collaboration between industry leaders and academia with the potential to revolutionise ecological surveys in Ireland through the use of Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Funded by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) National Energy Research Development […]

Airborne wind energy takes flight in Mayo, Ireland

New test hub for Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) launched in Ireland, boosting development for a new class of renewables. The MegaAWE project partners are pleased to announce the inauguration of the new industry test hub for Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) in Bangor Erris, County Mayo. Test flights commenced in September 2023. MegaAWE, maturing utility-scale airborne […]

Highlights from the 2021 Airborne Wind Energy Conference

Wind turbines are not the only technology available to harness wind power. Airborne Wind Energy (AWE), an emerging renewable energy concept, offers a light low-tech and easy-to-operate electricity generation, particularly suited to remote places on land and offshore. With support from the Interreg North-West Europe Regional Development Fund, BlueWise Marine is working together with Mayo […]