MHK Projects/Western Passage OCGen

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Project Profile
Project Start Date 1/1/2006

Project State/Province Maine
Project Country United States
Project Resource
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Current /Tidal
Project Nearest Body of Water Atlantic Ocean
Coordinates 44.6756°, -67.0139°
Project Phase Phase 2

Permit/License Buildout (MW) 3

Main Overseeing Organization Ocean Renewable Power Company
Project Technology MHK Technologies/OCGen turbine generator unit TGU
Project Timeline and Milestones •1/1/2006 Since 2006, ORPC has been working with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to secure the necessary permits to deploy the Maine Tidal Energy Project.
•1/1/2010 In 2010 they deployed, operated and tested a beta pre-commercial version of our TidGen™ Power System, which met or exceeded all technical expectations.
•1/1/2012 In the first half of 2012, following FERC approval, ORPC will begin the Maine Tidal Energy Project by installing a commercial TidGen™ Power System in Cobscook Bay.
Project Licensing
FERC License Docket Number P-12680

Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys

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