NASA Wind Energy Airborne Harvesting System Study

Reports

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Title

Author 

Year

Generic System Requirements for High Altitude Wind Turbines

Bilaniuk, N. 

2009

Flexible Tethered Kite w/ Moveable Attachment Points, Part II: State and Wind Estimation

Williams, P.

2007

Flexible Tethered Kite with Moveable Attachment Points, Part I: Dynamics and Control

Williams, P.

2007

Wind Tunnel Study of Drag of Various Rope Designs

Jung, T.P.

2009

Comparison of concepts for high-altitude wind energy generation with ground based generator.

Lansdorp, B.

2005

The Wind Turbine: Components and Operation

Stiesdal, H.

1999

Optimal Wind Power Extraction with a Tethered Kite 

Williams, P.

2006

Wind Power Generation Via Fast Flying Kites

Diehl, M. 

2010

Technical and Economical Assesment of Tethered Wind Energy Systems (TWES)

Furuya, O.

1982

Utilization of Wind Energy at High Altitude

Bolonkin, A.

2004

Towards Flight Testing of Remotely Controlled Surfkites for Wind Energy Generation

Lansdorp, B.

2007

Optimal Trajectories for Tethered Kite Mounted on a Vertical Axis Generator

Williams, P.

2007

Modeling, Simulation, and Testing of Surf Kites for Power Generation

Williams, P.

2008

High Altitude Wind Power

North, D.

 

Sustainable Energy - without the hot air

MacKay, D. J.

2009

The Laddermill-Innovative Wind Energy from High Altitudes in Holland and Australia.

Lansdorp, B.

2006

KiteGen Project: Control as Key Technology for a Quantum Leap in Wind Energy Generators.

Canale, M.

2007

Initial Feasibility Assessment of a High Altitude Long Endurance Airship

Colozza, A.

2003

Modeling and Control of a Kite on a Variable Length Flexible Inelastic Tether

Williams, P.

2007

Comparison of Two Kite Force Models with Experiment

Dadd, G.

2010

The Laddermill: Work In Progress 

Ockels, W.J.2004

High Altitude Wind Power: An Era of Abundance?

Bardi, U.

2009

Material Selection and Joining Methods for the Purpose of a High-Altitude Inflatable Kite

Verheul, R.
2009
Analysis of Complex Inflatable Structures Using a Multi-Body Dynamics Approach

Breukels, J.

2008
Optimal Control of Towing Kites

 Houska, B.

2006
Control of Tethered Airfoils for High-Altitude Wind Energy Generation

Fagiano, L.

2009

The Magic of a Tether 

  

Global Assessment of High-Altitude Wind Power

Archer, C. L.

2009

High-Altitude Wind Power Generation for Renewable Energy Cheaper than Oil

Fagiano, L.

2009

Power Kites For Wind Energy Generation

Canale, M.

2007

Paul MacCready Sees Great Promise In Using Kites to Tap Power of Wind

MacCready, P. 

2006

Wind Energy: Status, Challenges, Opportunities

Van Dam, C.P.

2010

An Inflatable Wing Using The Principle of Tensairity

Breuer, J.

2007
Design of a Large Inflatable Kiteplane

Breukels, J.

2007
Modeling of Optimal Power Generation Using Multiple Kites

Williams, P.

2008 
Optimal Crosswind Towing and Power Generation with Tethered Kites

Williams, P.

2008
Nonlinear Control and Estimation of a Tethered Kite in Changing Wind Conditions

Williams, P.

2008
Design and Testing of a Remotely Controlled Surfkite for the Laddermill

Lansdorp, B.

2005
Modelling of the Dynamic Behaviour of a Laddermill, A Novel Concept to Exploit Wind Energy

Meijaard, J. 

 
Past, Present and Future of Kites and Energy Generation

Breukels, J.

2007
Comparison of Two Mathematical Models of the Kite for Laddermill Sail Simulation

Podgaets, A. 

2007
Laddermill, A Novel Concept to Exploit the Energy in the Airspace

Ockels, W.

2001
Control of Tethered Airfoils for a New Class of Wind Energy Generator

Canale, M.

2006
Mathematical Modeling of the Pumping Kite Wind Generator: Optimization of the Power 

Krenciszek, J.

2008
Airborne Windmills: Energy Source for Communication Aerostats

Manalis, M.

1975
Harnessing High Altitude Wind Power

Roberts, B.

 
Electricity Generation from Jet-Stream Winds

Fletcher, C.

1979
Assessing the Viability of High Altitude Wind Resources in Ireland

O'Gairbhith, C.

 
Tethered Airfoils: An Enabling Technology

German, W.

2010
Atlas of High Altitude Wind Power

Archer, C.

2008
The Application of U.S. Upper Wind Data in One Design of Tethered Wind Energy Systems

O'Doherty, R.

1982
Long-Term Laddermill Modeling for Site Selection

Lansdorp, B.

2008

Prospects for Wind Energy: Addressing the Challenges of an Intermittent Energy Source

Succar, S.

2005

Low-Speed Wind-Tunnel Investigation of All-Flexible Twin-Keel Tension-Structure Parawings

Fournier, P.

1970

Energy and the Possible Application of Kites

Lang, D.

2009

Turbine 110 - 500

Venturi Wind

 

U.S. Patent Application No. 11/830,769

Amick, D.

2008

The Concept of a Stratospheric Airship for Energy Production, Telecommunications and Territorial Survellance

Dumas, A.

 

Small Wind Electric Systems: A Virginia Consumer's Guide

NREL

2007

SkyWindPower Flyer

Sky Windpower

2010

Wind Turbine Noise

Van Dam, J.

2004

United States- Wind Resource Map

NREL

2009

Appendix from Review of Solutions to Global Warming, Air Pollution, and Energy Security

Jacobson, M.

2008

Small Wind Installer Survey

Johnson, S.

2009

Small Wind Permitting Challenges

Johnson, S.

2009

Operational Capability of High Altitude Solar Powered Airships

Miller, Stoia

2005

Long Duration Flight Systems in ISAS

Nishimura, J.

1996

Alternative Wind Power Experiments - SkySails and Airborne Wind Turbines

Gav, B.

2008

Airship Envelopes: Requirements, Materials and Test Methods

Miller, Tim.

2002

HALE Airship

Pattinson, J.

 

A Stability Analysis of Cable-Body Systems Totally Immersed in a Fluid Stream

DeLaurier, J.

1972
Effect of Wind Loading on the Design of a Kite Tether

Varma, S.

1982
Using Kites to Generate Electricity: Plodding, Low Tech Approach Wins

Skinner, S.

2004

20% Wind Energy By 2030

Dep. of Energy

2008

The Electrical and Mechanical Performance Evaluation of a Roof-Mounted, One-Kilowatt Wind Turbine

Seitzler, M.

2009

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