MHK Projects/Race Rocks Demonstration

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Project Profile
Project Start Date 1/7/2005

Project City Race Rocks Island, British Columbia
Project Country Canada
Project Resource
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Current /Tidal
Coordinates 48.2844°, -123.5311°
Project Phase Phase 3
Project Details Clean Current completed installation of a 65 kW tidal turbine generator (TTG) during September 2006. Hydraulic and electrical performance tests were completed in December 2006, after which time the TTG was connected to the control system that feeds electricity into the battery storage system at Race Rocks. As of June 2007, the TTG had successfully extracted power in flows of up to 6.6 knots (3.4 m/s), and was removed from the water during May 2007.
Project Installed Capacity (MW) 0

Number of Devices Deployed 1

Relevant Project Publications •Clean Current Website
Main Overseeing Organization Clean Current
Project Technology MHK Technologies/Tidal Turbine
Project Licensing
Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys

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