MHK Projects/Minas Basin Bay of Fundy Commercial Scale Demonstration

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Project Profile
Project Start Date 1/1/2008

Project City Minas Passage Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia
Project Country Canada
Project Resource
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Current /Tidal
Project Nearest Body of Water Minas Passage
Coordinates 45.3658°, -64.4294°
Project Phase Phase 2
Project Details Site identified and allocated , site infrastructure under construction by FORCE. Alstom are developing the full turbine design with assistance from Clean Current.
Project Installed Capacity (MW) 1

Number of Devices Deployed 0
Number of Build Out Units Deployed 1

Main Overseeing Organization UEK Corporation
Project Technology MHK Technologies/Underwater Electric Kite Turbines
Project Timeline and Milestones •7/1/2010 Scale bearing tested complete;Tank Testing of scale turbine to verify design complete
•8/1/2010 Scale PMG manufactured and testing ongoing; Design Gate review
•9/1/2010 Full scale bearing tests
•2/1/2012 Assembly start
•5/1/2012 Deployment
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Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys

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