MHK Projects/Orcadian Wave Farm

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Project City 2km off Orkney, Scotland
Project Country United Kingdom
Project Resource
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Coordinates 59.1767°, -3.1592°
Project Phase Phase 1
Project Details Continuing the presence of Pelamis technology at EMEC, the Orcadian Wave Farm will consist of four Pelamis generators supplied by PWP to ScottishPower Renewables for installation at the EMEC wave site (the same site used for grid connected testing of the full-scale prototype). The project will utilise the existing electrical subsea cables, substation and grid connection. In February 2007 the Scottish Executive announced a funding package for the Orcadian Wave Farm in excess of 4m and in September 2007 the Orcadian Wave Farm received its final consent; Section 36 of the Electricity Act.
Project Installed Capacity (MW) 3

Number of Devices Deployed 4

Main Overseeing Organization Pelamis Wave Power formerly Ocean Power Delivery
Project Technology MHK Technologies/Pelamis
Project Licensing
Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys

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