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Revolutionary Airborne Wind Energy System in Operation in the Republic of Mauritius

27.01.2023 | Port Louis/Mauritius, Hamburg/Germany (renewablepress) - A revolutionary new technology for green power supply has taken off on the island of Mauritius: A kite of 120 m² flies over the sugar cane fields of the island in the Indian Ocean to harness the wind in several hundred meters of altitude. The system is operated by SkySails Power Indian Ocean, a joint venture of German company SkySails Power and Mauritian IBL Energy Holdings. Following a period of installation and commissioning, the electricity operator CEB has officially confirmed the grid compliance of the system and granted the permit to feed electricity into the island grid. Afte... ... weiter...