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November 14, 2022
Minesto will be hosting two panel sessions at the Swedish Pavilion at COP27 today. The ambition and hope for these sessions is to encourage inspiring dialogue and perspectives on the potential of predictable, renewable ocean energy and showcase Minesto’s Faroe Islands case study. Details of today’s... Read more »
June 21, 2022
Control room photo
The commissioning program of the first Dragon 4 unit launched in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands in May, is progressing according to plan and the flight configurations are being finetuned sequentially to optimise the power output. The kite, recently named “Íðunn”, is operating autonomously 40 m below...Read more »
“We’re now commissioning the kite in Vestmannasund fully remotely from our headquarter in Sweden. The team is screening a vast volume of data every day to support configuration for optimized power production,” said Bernt Erik Westre, Chief Technology Officer of Minesto. The submerged nature of the... Read more »
April 05, 2022
Minesto shares first glimpse of the first Dragon 4 unit. The Dragon Class line is designed for increased performance, reduced costs, and scalable for commercial installations. It is the new range of power plants of Minesto’s Deep Green marine energy technology, having developed from the grid-... Read more »
March 15, 2022
Work is well underway at Minesto to produce the wings for the world’s first commercial ocean energy kites. The D4 (100kW) wing measures 4.9 metres wide and just got a fresh coat of paint at the workshop. The wing for our utility-scale D12 (1.2MW) is next in line and the 12m laminating tool is... Read more »

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