From 29 February to 4 March 2016 fourteen PhD researchers and their supervisors from academia and industry gathered at the University of Freiburg, Germany, to launch the doctoral training network AWESCO. The acronym stands for “Airborne Wind Energy System Modelling, Control and Optimisation” and it is the declared objective of this network to collaboratively solve the scientific and technical challenges of wind energy harvesting by means of tethered wings. The Marie-Skłodowska-Curie action is funded by the European Union within Horizon 2020 and by the Swiss Federal Government. Ampyx Power is one of the partners and employs PhD student Jonas Koenemann. Read more.
March 16, 2016