MHK Technologies/LIMPET OWC fixed Near shore OWC

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Voith Hydro Wavegen Limited
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/Siadar
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Oscillating Water Column
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TRL 7/8: Open Water System Testing & Demonstration & Operation
Technology Description Limpet (Land Installed Marine Powered Energy Transformer) is a shoreline energy converter sited on the island of Islay, off Scotland’s west coast. The current Limpet device – Limpet 500 – was installed in 2000 and produces power for the national grid. Limpet uses the principle of an oscillating water column.

Technology Dimensions
Device Testing
Date Submitted 9/28/2010

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