MHK Projects/OWC Pico Power Plant

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Project Profile
Project Start Date 1/1/1998


Project City Cachorro Pico Island, Azores
Project Country Portugal
Project Resource
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Current /Tidal
Coordinates 38.5608°, -28.4683°
Project Phase Phase 4
Project Details Construction of the OWC Pico Power Plant project started in 1995 under the coordination of Instituto Superior Tecnico, and was commissioned in 1999. However, the plant was virtually unoperated until a recovery project started in 2003 under the auspices of the Wave Energy Centre, and began operating again in 2005.
Project Installed Capacity (MW) 0
Device Nameplate Capacity (MW) 400kW
Number of Devices Deployed 1



Main Overseeing Organization Wave Energy Centre
Project Technology MHK Technologies/European Pico Pilot Plant
Project Licensing
Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys

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