IRENA published a report called ‘Innovation Outlook Offshore Wind’. IRENA mentions Airborne Wind Energy in the report and describes the relative importance of the offshore innovation in the future due to low costs and minimal impact on the environment.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international co-operation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resource and fi nancial knowledge on renewable energy. IRENA promotes the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy, including bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, ocean, solar and wind energy, in the pursuit of sustainable development, energy access, energy security and low-carbon economic growth and prosperity. (www.irena.org)