Tag Archives: Remotely operated vehicles (ROV)
Penstocks (pipes that carry water from a hydropower facility’s reservoir to the generator) are difficult to access and inspect. This report discusses tools and service providers for safe, effective penstock inspection; related research; and R&D plans.
Underwater Inspection of Concrete Structures: Landscape Study on Remote Operating Vehicles (ROVs) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs)
This report discusses the current state of underwater inspection and maintenance for hydroelectric facilities and investigates tools and techniques from other industries (such as remotely operated vehicles) for potential use in the electric power industry.