MHK Technologies/Manchester Bobber

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization University of Manchester
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/University of Manchester Phase 1 and 2 NaREC
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TRL 1-3: Discovery / Concept Definition / Early Stage Development & Design & Engineering
Technology Description Floating mass connected to a ratcheting clutch, gearbox and flywheel to power an induction generator to generate electricity - Constant movement of the waves combined with the buoyancy and weight of the floating mass can produce consistent electricity output.

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Device Testing
Date Submitted 9/28/2010

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