MHK Projects/SeaGen KyleRhea

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Project Profile
Project Start Date 1/1/2010


Project City Kylerhea, Scotland
Project Country United Kingdom
Project Resource
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Current /Tidal
Project Nearest Body of Water Kylerhea River
Coordinates 57.2358°, -5.6606°
Project Phase Phase ?
Project Details Extensive feasibility assessments have been carried out since the Kyle Rhea site was identified including: Resource Assessment - Measurement of the tidal flows using boat mounted and fixed ADCP (Acoustic Dopplar Current Profiler) deployments Grid Connection Feasibility - study looking at options for connection to the existing grid network in the vicinity Geophysical surveys - mapping of the seabed Navigation Surveys – surveys looking at the usage of the Kyle by commercial and recreational vessels Environmental scoping studies
Permit/License Buildout (MW) 8
Device Nameplate Capacity (MW) 1 2MW rated power for SeaGen prototype Production model will be 1 5MW


Number of Build Out Units Deployed 4


Main Overseeing Organization Marine Current Turbines Ltd
Project Technology MHK Technologies/SeaGen
Project Licensing
Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys

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