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MHK Technologies/Aegir Dynamo
Date Submitted 47:39.7  +
Depiction File:Aegir_Dynamo.jpg  +
Draft (m) 8  +
Freeboard (m) 4  +
Height (m) 12  +
Mooring Configuration Gravity base with tension leg platform  +
Optimum Marine/Riverline Conditions Proprietary  +
Primary Organization Ocean Navitas +
Scale Test Prototype model has been constructed and tested in a specially designed wave tank  +
Technology Description The Aegir Dynamo functions in a unique fas
The Aegir Dynamo functions in a unique fashion by generating electrical current from the motion of the prime mover in one phase via a direct mechanical conversion and the use of a bespoke buoyancy vessel Aegir Dynamo is housed in a sealed central column which remains in a relatively stationary position due to ballast and the moored reactor plate at its base The Buoyancy float moves up and down due to its reaction to the change in water level and the effect of gravity The motion of the buoyancy float is transferred to the Aegir Dynamo by a shaft
transferred to the Aegir Dynamo by a shaft  +
Technology Nameplate Capacity (MW) 100kW built and tested with 45kW 200kW and 1 4MW designs in development  +
Width (m) 4.5  +
Categories Marine and Hydrokinetic Technologies
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22:12:00, 19 May 2014  +
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