EIC Testing map


Aeroelastic, blade and cable testing

Imperial College of London - Load Control and Aeroelastics Lab

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - 100m Blade Test Facility

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - Blade Rain Erosion Test Rig and Laboratory

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - 50m R&D Blade Test Facility

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - Dynamic Cable Test Rig

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - HV & Materials Laboratory

Demonstration site

EDF Energy - Renewables Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - 27m Turbine Training Tower

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - 7MW Demonstration Offshore Wind Turbine

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Rutherford Appleton Laboratory - Energy Research Unit (ERU) - Britwind H15 Wind Turbine

Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) - National Offshore Wind Turbine Test facility (NOWTTF)

TUV SUD NEL National Wind Energy Centre

University of Cranfield - Wind Turbine Experimental Facility

University of Exeter - Falmouth Bay Test Site (FaBTest)

University of Exeter - South West Mooring Test Facility (SWMTF)

Vattenfall, Technip and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) - European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre

Wave Hub Ltd - Wave Hub Test Site

Queens University Belfast – Portaferry Tidal Test Site

SmartBay – MARETS

EMEC – Wave Scale, EMEC Scale Wave Test Site (Scapa Flow)

EMEC – Integrated Monitoring Pod

EMEC – Full Scale Tidal

EMEC – Full Scale Wave

EMEC – Tidal Scale

EMEC – WEC PTO, EMEC - European Marine Energy Centre

Drive Train/Dynamometer Testing

Durham University - Energy Conversion and Drivetrain Research Laboratory

Energy Technology Centre - Rotating Machinery Test Facility

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - 15 MW Wind Turbine Nacelle Test Facility

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - 1MW Powertrain Test Rig Facility

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - 3MW Powertrain Test Rig Facility

University of Cardiff - Machines Lab

University of Sheffield - Electrical Machines & Drives (EMD) Laboratory

University of Strathclyde - Powertrain Testing Facilities

University of Edinburgh - 30kW Drive Test Rig

Electrical Systems Testing

Newcastle University - Power Electronics, Drives and Machines Lab

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - Grid Emulation (eGrid)

Parsons Peebles Electric Motor & Generator Test Facility

Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) - UK HVDC Test Centre

University of Cardiff - Power Electronic Lab

University of Cranfield - Electrical Machine Test and Validation Platform

University of Edinburgh - Electrical Machines and Power Electronics Test Laboratory

University of Manchester - National Grid Power Systems Research Centre

University of Manchester - Power Electronics, Machines and Drives Test Laboratory

University of Nottingham - Power Electronics, Machines and Control (PEMC) Testing Facilities

University of Southampton - Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory (TDHVL)

University of Strathclyde - Distribution Network & Protection Laboratory

University of Strathclyde - High Voltage Technologies & Electrical Plant Diagnostics

University of Strathclyde - Power Networks Demonstration Centre

University of Warwick - Power Electronics Applications Lab

University of Exeter - Electrical Power Systems Laboratory

Foundations

University of Dundee - Geotechnical Laboratory

University of Surrey - SAGE (Surrey Advanced Geotechnical Engineering) Lab

Hydrodynamics

Heriot-Watt University - Wave Basin

HR Wallingford Fast Flow Facility

Newcastle University - Hydrodynamics Laboratory

University of Edinburgh - Curved Wave Tank

University of Edinburgh - FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility

University of Liverpool - National Oceanography Centre

University of Plymouth - Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Transport (COAST) Laboratory

University of Strathclyde - Kelvin Hydrodynamics Laboratory

University College Cork - Lir National Ocean Test Facility – Ocean Basin

University College Cork - Lir National Ocean Test Facility – Wave & Current Flume

University College Cork - Lir National Ocean Test Facility – Deep Ocean Basin

University College Cork – Lir National Ocean Test Facility – Wave Watch Flume

Queens University Belfast – Wide Wave Tank

Icing Tunnels and Marine Environment

University of Cranfield - Icing Tunnel

Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) SAMS Research Services Ltd (SRSL)

University of Cranfield - Marine Environment Experimental Field Site

University of Hull - Total Environment Simulator (TES)

Material Testing

Doosan Power Systems Ltd - Materials, Corrosion and NDT Laboratories

NPL - Composites, Adhesives and Polymeric Material Test Facilities

TWI Materials and Corrosion Testing Laboratories

University of Bristol - Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS)

University of Cardiff Morgan-Botti Lightning Laboratory

University of Dundee - Scottish Marine And Renewables Test (SMART) Centre

University of Manchester - The National Composites Certification and Evaluation Facility (NCCEF)

University of Strathclyde - Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC)

Mechanical Components Testing

Doosan Power Systems Ltd - Large Scale Component Testing Facility

MacTaggart Scott Gearbox Test Rig

Newcastle University - Design Unit Test Rigs

University of Exeter - Dynamic Marine Component Test Facility (DMaC)

Meteorology and Radar

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - National Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH) Offshore Met Mast

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Rutherford Appleton Laboratory - Energy Research Unit (ERU) Test Site Meteorology

University College London (UCL) - NetRAD

Robotics

Heriot-Watt University & University of Edinburgh - Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

University of Bristol & Perceptual Robotics Bristol - Robotics Laboratory

University of Liverpool - Centre for Autonomous Systems Technology (CAST)

Smart Energy

Durham University - Smart Grid Laboratory

Imperial College of London - Maurice Hancock Smart Energy Laboratory

Keele University - Smart Energy Network Demonstrator (SEND)

Newcastle University - Smart Grid Lab

University of Birmingham - Smart Grid Lab

Structural Testing

Energy Technology Centre - Structural Test Laboratory

TWI - Integrity Management Laboratories

University of Cranfield - Structural Integrity Laboratory

University of Sheffield - Structural Dynamics Laboratory for Verification and Validation (LVV)

NUI Galway – Large Structures Test Cell

Subsea Testing

JFD National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC)

Newcastle University - Neptune National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering

Newcastle University - Sensors, Electromagnetics and Acoustics Lab

Newcastle University - Tyne Subsea - National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - Subsea Docks

University of Aberdeen - Oceanlab Sea Testing Facilities

Wind Tunnels

Building Research Establishment (BRE) - Wind Tunnels

Durham University - Wind Tunnels

Energy Technology Centre - Wind Tunnel

Imperial College of London - Wind Tunnels

Loughborough University - Wind Tunnels

University of Bristol - Wind Tunnel Laboratory

University of Cranfield - Wind Tunnels

University of Glasgow - Wind Tunnel Facilities

University of Manchester - Wind Tunnels

University of Southampton - Wind Tunnels

University of Surrey - EnFlo Wind Tunnel