MARINET Enters Final Stage of Round Robin Testing

MARINET, a network  of research centres and organisations funded by the European Comission, has entered the last stages of  testing its Round Robin device.

Round Robin members at University of Strathclyde
Round Robin members at University of Strathclyde

MARINET, a network  of research centres and organisations co-funded by the European Commission, has entered the last stages of  Round Robin testing programme.

10173514_480431028723920_4653111976580255254_nRound Robin is being performed at four different tidal test facilities, where the performance of an identical tidal energy model  will be determined.

The model being used in the testing programme has been designed by Ifremer.

The facilities selected for the three blades horizontal-axis turbine testing programme are CNR-INSEAN in Rome, Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Edinburgh University and Ifremer (Boulogne sur mer).

The first three testing stages of the programme have been completed, and MARINET will soon start the final round of testing, which will be performed at the Edinburgh University.

Subsea World News Staff, April 29, 2013
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