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Technology Profile
Primary Organization Hydro Group PLC
Project(s) where this technology is utilized MHK Projects/Pays de la Loire France
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TRL 7/8: Open Water System Testing & Demonstration & Operation
Technology Description Power Distribution Hub designed and manufactured at Hydro Group with various configurable inputs and Export interface with power, sensing and fiber combinations as per individual user requirement.
Designed to Operate with Shore Connection? Yes
Power Transfer Method Currently in use is a 24KV system with current rating of 630amps
Water Column Location Approximately 35 meters of seawater
Mooring Configuration Seabed
Optimum Marine/Riverline Conditions Any
Distance from Shore (m) 19.3Km
Technology Dimensions
Dry Mass (kg) 6Tons
Technology Nameplate Capacity (MW) 24KV
Device Testing
Have Key Components Been Fabricated and Tested in the Lab? Yes
If Yes, Please Explain All components and the Hub have been subjected to FAT testing including pressure test, electrical and fiber optic performance, mating and de-mating of the HRC connectors.

Full-Scale Test •Test in process over one year in France. Due to retrieve in September 2016
Do Records of Operation of System Prove Reliable Performance? No
If Yes, Please Explain Not at this time, but will do upon completion of all full scale testing.
Number of Devices Sold 3

Was This Project DOE Funded? No
Collaborators SEM-REV
Date Submitted 2016/07/18

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