MHK Projects/Passamaquoddy Tribe Hydrokinetic Project

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Project Profile
Project Start Date 1/1/2008

Project City Passamaquoddy Bay, ME
Project State/Province Maine
Project Country United States
Project Resource
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Current /Tidal
Coordinates 45.0233°, -67.0672°
Project Phase Phase 1
Project Details The Passamaquoddy Tribe received a grant from the Bureau of Indian Affairs for $120,000 on May 27, 2008 to assist in funding the temporary positioning of the UEK 8 ft turbine at two locations. A contract with UEK and the Passamaquoddy Tribe was signed on September 5, 2008 to have UEK install a test underwater turbine on the FERC approved Passamaquoddy Tribe pre-proposal sites in Western Passage, Passamaquoddy Bay to help determine the feasibility of electrical power generation. UEK will conduct these tests from September 2008 through August 2009.
Project Installed Capacity (MW) 5

Number of Devices Deployed 15

Main Overseeing Organization UEK Corporation
Project Technology MHK Technologies/Underwater Electric Kite Turbines
Project Licensing
FERC License Docket Number P-12710

Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys

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