MHK Technologies/Open Centre Turbine

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization OpenHydro Group Limited
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/OpenHydro Alderney Channel Islands UK
MHK Projects/OpenHydro Bay of Fundy Nova Scotia CA
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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 Open-Centre Turbine is designed to be deployed directly on the seabed. The Open-Centre Turbine is a horizontal axis turbine with a direct-drive, permanent magnetic generator that has a slow-moving rotor and lubricant-free operation, which decreases maintenance and minimizes risk to marine life.

Technology Dimensions
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Date Submitted 11/18/2010

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