MHK Projects/Oyster 800 Project

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Project Profile
Project Start Date 1/1/2010

Project City Billia Croo Stromness, Orkney Scotland
Project Country United Kingdom
Project Resource
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Project Nearest Body of Water North Atlantic Ocean
Coordinates 58.9689°, -3.3619°
Project Phase Phase 4
Project Details Operational testing of Oyster 800 commenced in June 2012 when the machine produced first electrical power to the grid.
Project Installed Capacity (MW) 1
Permit/License Buildout (MW) 2
Device Nameplate Capacity (MW) 0 8MW 1MW Farms of multiple machines will be deployed with installed capacity of circa 20MW
Number of Devices Deployed 1
Number of Build Out Units Deployed 3

Relevant Project Publications •Advantages in the Design of the Oyster Wave

Energy Converter Design of the Next Generation of the Oyster Wave Energy Converter

Main Overseeing Organization Aquamarine Power
Project Technology MHK Technologies/Oyster
Project Timeline and Milestones •1/1/2010 Consent for installation of one machine granted (Oyster 800)
•1/1/2011 Fabrication of Oyster 800
•6/1/2011 Installation of Oyster 800
•1/1/2012 Consent for installation up to two further Oysters granted
•1/1/2012 Grid-connection of Oyster 800
Project Licensing
Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys

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