MHK Technologies/Triton II

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Technology Profile

Technology Description Triton II Is a patented novel on shore operating wave power converter that can be installed on low value coast lines breakwater walls piers and even near shore platforms etc The converter is of the floating type the power transmission and conversion systems being mounted above still water level on solid fundament This architecture yields increased power production due to wave reflection almost doubling the incident wave height on the breakwater frontage and high reliability and operational safety Each sea wave converter unit is composed of three main parts A The floats moving up down following the vertical movements of the waves B The mechanism which converts the vertical movements to horizontal C The mechanism which converts the horizontal movements to rotational conveyed to an electrical generator The floats the only parts moving in the water are protected during their up down motions in cages which are installed inside recesses on the breakwater Safety

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Date Submitted 26:36.0

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