MHK Technologies/Tocardo Aqua 2800

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Tocardo Tidal Energy Ltd
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/Ijsselmeer barrage at Den Oever NL
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Axial Flow Turbine
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TRL 9: Commercial-Scale Production / Application
Technology Description The Tocardo Aqua 2800 is a direct drive generator that eliminates the need for a gearbox The device also has intelligent speed tuning stall control which eliminates the need for expensive and vulnerable pitching mechanisms while matching the device to a wide range of tidal stream variations

Technology Dimensions
Device Testing
Date Submitted 10/8/2010

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