Italian company KiteGen Research developed a 200-square-foot prototype kite that will produce 40 KW at 2,600 feet altitude.
The future of energy and personal power devices is being rehearsed as KiteGen Research is already building a machine that flies a 1.500-square-foot kite and will produce enough power to feed 9.000 homes.
Founded in 2007, KiteGen Research is a privately held company, with headquarters in Chieri, near Torino.
KiteGen Research wants, together with the sister company Sequoia Automation S.r.l., to offer more efficient solutions to the severe energy shortage of the planet: cheap renewable energy, in large quantity, with no GHG emission and low land use.
Kite Gen Research owns more than 20 internationally registered patents.