Windfarm hybrid mooring explored

The Monabiop demonstrator buoy being deployed at sea

Source: France Energies Marines/Ifremer

Hybrid mooring lines are being tested in a simulation of real-life conditions to see if they hold promise for use securing floating wind turbines

Researchers are exploring whether hybrid mooring lines show promise for use on floating windfarms.

The synthetic lines, made of chain and polyamide rope, are being tested as part of the Monamoor project.

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