MHK Technologies/Deep Gen Tidal Turbines

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Tidal Generation Ltd
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/Tidal Generation Ltd EMEC
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Axial Flow Turbine
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TRL 1-3: Discovery / Concept Definition / Early Stage Development & Design & Engineering
Technology Description The DEEP Gen 1 MW fully submerged tidal turbine best exploits resources in depths 30m The horizontal axis turbine is inexpensive to construct and easy to install due to the lightweight 80 tons MW support structure allows rapid removal and replacement of powertrains enabling safe maintenance in a dry environment and is located out of the wave zone for improved survivability

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Device Testing
Date Submitted 9/28/2010

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