MHK Technologies/Wave Water Pump WWP

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Renewable Energy Wave Pumps
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Technology Description The Water Wave Pump WWP is a point absorber that uses a submerged water pump to lift a small quantity of water to a higher head collect it in a piping network and feed it to a hydro turbine to produce power

Mooring Configuration Gravity base installed at the sea bed
Optimum Marine/Riverline Conditions The REWP can pump water to a hgih head fro waves ranging between 1 2 meters to waves in excess of 4 meters high It self adjusts to varyilng sea levels and wave hights It resists storms safe to navigation as red floats are clearly seen during the day and red flashing lights during the night It does not disturb marine life or shore line scenic view
Technology Dimensions
Length (m) 1000
Width (m) 0.2
Height (m) 7
Freeboard (m) 1.5
Draft (m) 14.5
Technology Nameplate Capacity (MW) A set of ten pumps can extract between 2 09 KW up to 81 76 Kilo Watts per 1 5 meter wave front from a 90 kW 4 meter high wave
Device Testing
Date Submitted 21:41.9

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