17 Jul '17, 10am

Renewables Sector Embraces the Promise of Virtual Reality

A lab that opened last month in Fife, Scotland shows how the energy industry is embracing virtual reality systems considered futuristic just two years ago . The Fife College Immersive Hybrid Reality lab is designed to “enhance the training and development of the next generation of offshore wind turbine technicians,” according to a press release . It simulates the top of a nacelle on a 7-megawatt offshore wind turbine, allowing students to carry out fault-finding inspections without having to leave shore. The virtual environment is modelled on a real-life demonstration turbine off the East Fife coast, used by the U.K.’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult scheme for research and training. Students can view the virtual environment through special goggles, but at the same time see their own hands and feet as well as being able to pick up and use real tools and manuals. T...

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