MHK Technologies/Poseidon s Organ

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Floating Power Plant
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Oscillating Wave Surge Converter
Technology Description Poseidon is a concept for a floating power plant that can double as a floating foundation for offshore windmills thus creating a sustainable energy hybrid device Poseidon has not yet been built at full scale but has been tested with fine results in scale lengths of 8m and 17m Currently a 37m off shore plant is under construction A full scale Poseidon plant will measure approximately 420 meters A Poseidon 230m scale plant is expected to have a 35 efficiency rate and to have an energy yield from the waves of 28 207 MWh year provided the plant is located in an area with a wave resource like that of Portugal

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Device Testing
Date Submitted 53:00.5

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