MHK Technologies/Trondheim Point Absorber

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Norwegian University of Science and Technology CONWEC AS
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Technology Description The floating buoy can oscillate along a strut that at its lower end is connected to a universal joint on an anchor on the sea bed The water depth which depends on the tide is in the range of 4 to 7 m On the top of the hull the latching mechanism and one of the guiding roller units are visible As the bottom of the hull is open sea water is flowing into and out from an inner chamber where the water surface acts as the piston of an air pump

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Device Testing
Date Submitted 50:27.5

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