MHK Technologies/Enermar

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Ponte di Archimede International S P A
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/Strait of Jintang
MHK Projects/Strait of Messina
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Cross Flow Turbine

Technology Description The Enermar Kobold turbine is a unidirectional vertical axis turbine with a high starting torque that permits spontaneous starting even under intense conditions without the need of an ignition device The turbine has a passive blade pitch control system which is made up of two balancing masses for each blade which allows the turbine blades center of gravity to be altered as well as the pitch in order to improve rotor performance

Technology Dimensions
Device Testing
Date Submitted 9/28/2010

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