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Project Profile
Project Start Date 1/1/2008

Project City Anglesey Island, Wales

Project Country United Kingdom
Project Resource
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Current /Tidal

Coordinates 53.2457°, -4.36233°

Project Phase Phase 1

Project Details Marine Current Turbines Ltd will execute this project as a joint venture with npower through a newly created development company, SeaGen Wales Ltd. Subject to successful planning consent and financing, the tidal farm could be commissioned as early as 2011. Studies are now underway and will last throughout 2008, with a consent application likely to be submitted in mid 2009. Construction and commissioning timescales will be subject to the length of the planning process, but it is anticipated that this could take place between 2011 and 2012.
Project Installed Capacity (MW) 11

Device Nameplate Capacity (MW) 1 2MW rated power for SeaGen prototype Production model will be 1 5MW

Number of Devices Deployed 7

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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