Robotics & Autonomous Systems

Find out more about our robotics and autonomous systems testing and validation facilities.

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Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub

The Catapult has appointed the University of Strathclyde and the University of Manchester to form the Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub.

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Automation & Engineering Solutions

Find out more about our work in robotics, autonomous systems and artificial intelligence.

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Stay Current

Dig deeper into the biggest issues facing offshore wind, wave and tidal energy with our series of Analysis & Insight papers.

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Innovation Challenges

Solving these technology innovation challenges will help drive down the cost of offshore renewable energy, with positive effects for the industry and UK economy. If your technology has the answer, get in touch via our contact form on the Innovation Challenges page.

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Reports and Resources

Renewable Energy Facilities

Renewable Energy Facilities

Renewable Energy Facilities is a UK-wide directory of renewable energy testing facilities, covering offshore wind, wave and tidal energy.

You’ll find facilities for:

  • Anemometry
  • Blade testing
  • Cable mechanical testing
  • Condition monitoring testing
  • Drive train/dynamometer testing
  • Docks and quays
  • Electrical systems laboratories
  • Generator testing
  • Installation testing
  • Materials testing
  • Mooring testing
  • Pressure testing
  • Structural testing
  • Tank testing
  • Tidal demonstration
  • Wave demonstration
  • Wave PTO test
  • Wind demonstration
  • Wind tunnels.


ORE Catapult's Blade Test 2 Facility at the National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth.


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