MHK Projects/CETO3 Garden Island

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Project Profile
Project Start Date 30/04/2011

Project City Fremantle, Western Australia
Project Country Australia
Project Resource
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Project Nearest Body of Water Exposed Open Ocean
Coordinates -32.2508°, 115.6511°
Project Phase Phase ?
Project Details The commercial scale CETO3 unit underwent extensive testing in open ocean waters and a depth of 25m off Garden Island, Western Australia. The single, stand-alone CETO unit experienced a range of sea states including 1m to 4.6m wave heights. The pump stroked its full range of displacement through to 3m and was successfully dampened at high loads. The pump also produced hydraulic pressures in excess of 90bar which is more than that required for reverse osmosis desalination Frazer-Nash has verified that the CETO 3 unit has a peak rated hydraulic power capacity of 203 kW, with an expected tolerance range of +25% and - 40%. This corresponds with the peak power output that the CETO 3 unit would deliver in an ocean environment such as the south west coast of Australia. In an Atlantic wave environment, such as the west coast of Ireland, Frazer-Nash has also confirmed a peak rated capacity of 182kW within the same tolerance range.
Project Installed Capacity (MW) 0

Number of Devices Deployed 1
Number of Build Out Units Deployed 1

Relevant Project Publications •Garden island
Main Overseeing Organization Carnegie Wave Energy Limited
Project Technology MHK Technologies/CETO Wave Energy Technology
Project Timeline and Milestones •3/1/2011 CETO3 commercial unit was design, fabricated and deployed off Garden Island in 25m of water in mid-2011.
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Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys

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