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Project Profile
Project Start Date 1/1/2003

Project City Kvalsundet Strait near Troms, NULL

Project Country Norway

Coordinates 69.7465°, 18.6804°

Project Phase Phase 3

Project Details The Tidal Stream Turbine was installed in 2003 at a 50m depth in Kvalsundet, Norway off Hammerfest. The maximum speed of the current, 2.5 m/s, is considered ideal for this pilot project. The turbine has been operational since 2003. Hammerfest Strom hopes to scale the plant to a maximum of 20 turbines.

Main Overseeing Organization Hammerfest Strom UK co owned by StatoilHydro

Project Licensing
Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys

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