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EnerKíte EK200

Autonomous airborne wind energy systems

July 2020
Gallery EnerKíte EK200 1
Gallery EnerKíte EK200 1


EnerKite is the first-of-its-kind dependable clean energy solution. This solution produces affordable and baseload-capable airborne wind energy through unique design and technology.

EnerKíte EK200 ultra-lightweight wing, fully-automated operations and ground-based energy generation secures the highest yield of all green energy sources, producing twice as much electricity as wind turbines and five times that of solar power. Entering a rapidly-growing multi-billion-dollar market, this flexible container-based product has the potential to reach megawatt-class utility-scale and a cost of energy of fewer than three cents per kilowatt-hour. Through EnerKíte EK200 scalable technology and business model, we will achieve our vision of providing global access to affordable, dependable clean energy.

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Label Date July 3, 2020
From Germany
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world
Looking For New clients, Funding, Partners, Visibility

The environmental benefits

  • Uses less than 5% of the material resources and has approx . 75% less carbon footprint compared to a conventional wind turbine with the same yield.
  • Saves about 200.000 l of diesel p.a. which equals 10.000 tons per 100 kW installed in 20yr life time.

The Financial benefits

  • Discounted payback - 2 - 5 years.
  • Makes wind energy profitable in 80% of sites globally.
  • Reduces need for power-lines and storage.
  • Caters social licenses, community power and creates local content.

Activity Region

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France, Germany,

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Company Profile

EnerKite GmbH

We introduce a fully automated kite system that unlocks the global potential for affordable, dependable clean energy

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Headquarters 13355 Berlin-Mitte, Germany

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