MHK Technologies/Uppsala Cross flow Turbine

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Uppsala University
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Cross Flow Turbine
Technology Description A cross flow turbine with fixed blade pitch is directly connected i e no gearbox to a low speed generator The generator is designed to give good efficiency over a wide range of speeds and loads The output voltage and current from the generator will be rectified and then inverted to grid specifications

Mooring Configuration Gravity base
Optimum Marine/Riverline Conditions Not yet determined Research concerns velocities below and above 1 m s
Technology Dimensions
Technology Nameplate Capacity (MW) From 10 kW and up
Device Testing
Lab Test •A low speed generator has been constructed and tested in a laboratory environment

Date Submitted 04:35.8

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