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|Primary Organization=Minesto AB
 
|Primary Organization=Minesto AB
|Technology Description=A wind kite assembly consisting of a kite and turbine is attached by a tether to a fixed point in the ocean bed Can operate in low current velocities and large depths  It is lightweight and minature compared to other tidal solutions
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|Technology Description=An assembly consisting of a kite with turbine is attached by a tether to a fixed point on the sea floor. Can operate in low current velocities and medium depths. It is lightweight and minature compared to other tidal solutions.
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|Water Column Location=Oscillating in controlled trajectory, ships can pass over the device
 
|Mooring Configuration=To be decided
 
|Mooring Configuration=To be decided
|Optimum Marine/Riverline Conditions=Water depth of 80 m and a current velocity of 1 5 m s
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|Optimum Marine/Riverline Conditions=Water depth of 60-120 m and a current velocity of 1.2–2.4 m/s
|Length (m)=4
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|Length (m)=9
 
|Width (m)=12
 
|Width (m)=12
|Height (m)=2.5
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|Height (m)=9.8
|Freeboard (m)=0
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|Dry Weight (kg)=10 000
|Draft (m)=40
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|Technology Nameplate Capacity (MW)=0.1 to 1
|Technology Nameplate Capacity (MW)=500 kW
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|Have Key Components Been Fabricated and Tested in the Lab?=Yes
|Scale Test=Tested in model test facilities
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|If Yes Please Explain=A full-scale powerplant was operated in ocean conditions during 2019
|Lab Test=Tests has been carried out in model basins
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|Scale Test= Scale models tested were carried out in shielded sea conditions in Strangfjord Lough
|Date Submitted=24:23.4
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|Lab Test= Lab tests were carried out in towing tanks
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|Full-Scale Test= Performed in the open ocean at Holyhead Deep off the coast of Anglesey
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|Date Submitted=10 February 2020
 
|Technology Name=Deep Green
 
|Technology Name=Deep Green
 
|Designed to Operate with Shore Connection=Yes
 
|Designed to Operate with Shore Connection=Yes
|Dry Weight (kg)=7
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|If Yes Please Explain=The main goal with the prototype is to verify the predicted power curve. The long term tests will be carried out in the next phase where device of larger scale will be tested for in a period of about one year.
|If Yes Please Explain=The main goal with the prototype is to verify the predicted poser curve The long term tests will be carried out in the next phase where device of larger scale will be tested for in a period of about one year
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|Relevant Patents=Several, see https://patents.justia.com/assignee/minesto-ab
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|Was This Project DOE Funded?=No. Part-funded by the European Commission, the Welsh European Funding Office, the Swedish Energy Agency, and private equity
 
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Latest revision as of 09:11, 10 February 2020

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Minesto AB



Technology Description An assembly consisting of a kite with turbine is attached by a tether to a fixed point on the sea floor. Can operate in low current velocities and medium depths. It is lightweight and minature compared to other tidal solutions.


Water Column Location Oscillating in controlled trajectory, ships can pass over the device
Mooring Configuration To be decided
Optimum Marine/Riverline Conditions Water depth of 60-120 m and a current velocity of 1.2–2.4 m/s
Technology Dimensions
Length (m) 9
Width (m) 12
Height (m) 9.8


Technology Nameplate Capacity (MW) 0.1 to 1
Device Testing
Have Key Components Been Fabricated and Tested in the Lab? Yes
Scale Test •Scale models tested were carried out in shielded sea conditions in Strangfjord Lough
Lab Test •Lab tests were carried out in towing tanks
Full-Scale Test •Performed in the open ocean at Holyhead Deep off the coast of Anglesey



Relevant Patents •Several, see https://patents.justia.com/assignee/minesto-ab
Was This Project DOE Funded? No. Part-funded by the European Commission, the Welsh European Funding Office, the Swedish Energy Agency, and private equity
Date Submitted 10 February 2020

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