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MHK Technologies/Evopod E35
Date Submitted 3/31/2012  +
Depiction File:P10-003 140806 110824.JPG  +
Designed to Operate with Shore Connection? Yes  +
Distance from Shore (m) 1000  +
Draft (m) 5  +
Freeboard (m) 1.5  +
Height (m) 4.25  +
Length (m) 12.5  +
Mooring Configuration Fixed spread mooring with patent protected power export solution  +
Optimum Marine/Riverline Conditions The prototype device is being deployed in
The prototype device is being deployed in a tidal stream area where the peak spring tide flow speed is 2 m s The device can be deployed in a range of flow conditions up to 3 5 m s with adjustments made to the turbine diameter to maintain the nominal rated output of the device
ain the nominal rated output of the device  +
Primary Organization Oceanflow Development Ltd +
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/Evopod E35 35kW grid connected demonstrator +
Scale Test Initial tests were carried out at 1 40th scale in University testing facilities Oceanflow s earlier E1 sea trials in Strangford Lough were a vital forerunner to the development of this project  +
Technology Description The Evopod E35 is a 35kW community scale
The Evopod E35 is a 35kW community scale tidal turbine prototype that is being developed for installation in Scotland in late summer 2012 The project value is approximately 1 2 million and will be the first grid connected floating tidal turbine for a community energy scheme The area where it is being installed was environmentally monitored during 2011 as part of the consenting process The unit is being connected into the local supply through a Scottish and Southern Energy SSE grid extension
sh and Southern Energy SSE grid extension  +
Technology Nameplate Capacity (MW) 0 035  +
Technology Readiness Level TRL 7/8: Open Water System Testing & Demonstration & Operation  +
Technology Resource Current/Tidal  +
Technology Type Axial Flow Turbine  +
Was This Project DOE Funded? No  +
Width (m) 4.5  +
Categories Marine and Hydrokinetic Technologies
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