MHK Technologies/AirWEC

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Resolute Marine Energy Inc
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/Ocean Trials Ver 2

Technology Readiness Level
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TRL 5/6: System Integration and Technology Laboratory Demonstration
Technology Description Development work on the AirWEC has been temporarily suspendedd

Mooring Configuration Single point slack moored
Optimum Marine/Riverline Conditions 15kW per meter of wave front or greater
Technology Dimensions
Width (m) 2.5
Height (m) 8
Freeboard (m) 0.25
Dry Mass (kg) 1.85
Technology Nameplate Capacity (MW) 5kW
Device Testing
Scale Test •They had to file a our SBIR Phase I technical report before we could conduct comprehensive open water testing
Lab Test •A small scale model was tank tested

Date Submitted 3/2/2013

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