MHK Technologies/OCGen turbine generator unit TGU

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Ocean Renewable Power Company
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/Cook Inlet Tidal Energy
MHK Projects/East Foreland Tidal Energy
MHK Projects/Lubec Narrows Tidal
MHK Projects/Nenana Rivgen
MHK Projects/Treat Island Tidal
MHK Projects/Western Passage OCGen
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Technology Type
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Cross Flow Turbine
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TRL 4: Proof of Concept
Technology Description he OCGen turbine-generator unit (TGU) is unidirectional regardless of current flow direction. Two cross flow turbines drive a permanent magnet generator on a single shaft. OCGen modules contain the ballast/buoyancy tanks and power electronics/control system allowing for easier installation. The OCGen TGU can be stacked either horizontally or vertically to form arrays.

Technology Dimensions
Device Testing
Date Submitted 10/7/2010

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