UK: Echoscope Helps Develop Renewable Energy

UK: Echoscope Helps Develop Renewable Energy

The Echoscope® has been used during the development of advanced underwater kite technology from the company Minesto.

Taking advantage of the unique geometry of the viewing volume, it has been possible to visualise current-driven hydrofoils in three dimensions as they move through the water flow. This allowed the development team to confirm that their motion models based on all the on-board sensors where accurate compared to the real world. The kite technology is currently being scaled up and will soon be used to generate renewable energy from low speed ocean currents around the world.

Subsea World News Staff , July 13, 2012; Image: CodaOctopus

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Jul 2016 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

SMM 2016

SMM Hamburg 2016 is the leading international forum of the maritime industry.SMM offers the unique chance for exhibitors and trade visitors…

read more >

UK Marine Energy Conference

The UK Marine Energy Conference 2016 focuses on accelerating wave and tidal energy as viable energy alternatives, whilst maintaining the UK…

read more >

Subsea systems

Developing your knowledge of the equipment used, market drivers and issues affecting subsea production, this course covers subsea systems…

read more >

12th Annual Deepwater Intervention Forum

The 12th Annual Deepwater Intervention Forum presented a first-hand look at emerging and proven technologies which offered real-world…

read more >