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How robots could limit the environmental impact of offshore windfarms

By David Flynn, Professor, Embedded Intelligence in Energy Systems, Heriot-Watt University
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Spending on global offshore renewable energy infrastructure over the next ten years is expected to reach over US$16 billion (£11.3bn). This involves creating an extra 2.5 million kilometres of global submarine cables by 2030.

To lay and secure these cables against ocean currents involves ploughing the seabed and dumping rocks and concrete “mattresses” to serve…

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