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MHK Technologies/gyrowavegen
Designed to Operate with Shore Connection? Yes  +
Distance from Shore (m) 1/2 km - 5 km.  +
Dry Mass (kg) Proprietary, but comparatively low weight.  +
Full-Scale Test Not expected until 2019-2020  +
Have Key Components Been Fabricated and Tested in the Lab? Yes  +
If Yes, Please Explain Not known yet.  +
Lab Test Proprietary land-based testing apparatus offering +/- 20% accuracy.  +
Mooring Configuration Slack mooring.  +
Power Transfer Method Patents pending proprietary sealed technol
Patents pending proprietary sealed technology. PTO unit and all electronics completely isolated from ocean environment. Can also be sealed using an inert gas, such as nitrogen. High efficiency transfer that is always optimized and fully tuneable. Many optimization parameters.
ly tuneable. Many optimization parameters.  +
Primary Organization Paradyme Systems USA +
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/ +
Relevant Patents When issued.  +
Relevant Technical Publications No publications until patent(s) issuance.  +
Scale Test All scales simulated. 1/10th scale in agreement with simulation.  +
Technology Description Expected Commercial Introduction by 2020.  +
Technology Nameplate Capacity (MW) Predicted 0.05 - 0.25 MW. Dependent on device sizes. Actual not yet know but should be within +/- 20% of this predicted value.  +
Technology Readiness Level TRL 5/6: System Integration and Technology Laboratory Demonstration  +
Technology Resource Wave  +
Technology Type Attenuator  +
Was This Project DOE Funded? No  +
Water Column Location Moderate to deep water.  +
Categories Marine and Hydrokinetic Technologies
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