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>

<< May 2016 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 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 1 2 3 4 5

Underwater Technology Conference

2016 will be a year to remember for all of us working in the oil and gas industry and it will be talked about in decades to come, such as they…

read more >

5th International Conference Offshore Cabling 2016

At the upcoming event you will get the opportunity to learn from offshore cable installation case studies and gain insights into latest…

read more >

OPEX Global Subsea Power Cables Forum for the O&G and Energy Industry 2016

This year subsea power cable forum will bring together key experts from Oil and Gas and Energy Industry globally to discuss the current…

read more >

ADVANCED SUBMARINE POWER CABLE & INTERCONNECTION FORUM

The 2016 event will look to emulate the success of this years’ conference and continue to showcase real practical examples on what the industry…

read more >