MHK Technologies/Water Current Generator Motor

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Global Energies Inc

Technology Type
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Cross Flow Turbine
Technology Readiness Level
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TRL 5 6 System Integration and Technology Laboratory Demonstration
Technology Description Simple Vertical Axis fully submerged open design flow through unit operating an onboard Pump unit that drives an on shore power generation system Slow turning swim through for Marine life Anchoring depends on topography and composition of resource bed Removable Scalable Please note that the Website is very old and needs updating In 2007 we hired Independent Engineering firm in Seattle to conduct extensive fluid dynamic testing or our design concepts and overall system Tests were completed much more extensively than we envisioned and were very positive for our needs and build out of a full size model We have been stuck and broke as it s all out of pocket in this position ever since as those Engineering costs were much more than anticipated

Technology Dimensions
Device Testing
Date Submitted 23:11.4

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