Visit windpowermonthlyevents.com for the latest on our upcoming conferences and webcasts

Scotland

Scotland

SgurrEnergy and David Brown launch new offshore centre

UK: SgurrEnergy, David Brown and the University of Strathclyde are to launch an offshore training and development centre.

The facility, dubbed the Centre for Intelligent Asset Management (CIAM), will be located at the Glasgow-based university. Its aim is to improve availability and reduce maintenance of offshore wind farms.

It follows a similar plans by the three partners to create the £2.35 million Centre for Advanced Condition Monitoring, which will work alongside CIAM.

Professor Jim McDonald, Principal of the University of Strathclyde, said: "Today’s announcement reflects Scotland’s position as a global leader in energy research and technology, and is the latest chapter in Glasgow’s renewables success story."

This is the second offshore training centre to launch in the UK in two weeks. Last week, The Catapult Centre, a new research and development centre wasset up in the UK to focus on technologies applicable to offshore wind, as well as wave and tidal power.

The centre is run by a consortium of the Carbon Trust, National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) and Ocean Energy Innovation.

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus

Windpower Monthly Events

Search more than 4,500 companies in the Windpower Directory

Latest Jobs

[DAYS_LEFT] DAYS Subscribe Now

Left of your Windpower Monthly free trial

Your free trial Subscribe Now

to Windpower Monthly has expired