MHK Technologies/Seahorse

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Technology Profile
Primary Organization E CO Energi
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Technology Description A main buoy on the surface and a submerged torpedo buoy are connected to the submerged generator unit by separate cords The wave motion will move the surface buoy up and down while the torpedo buoy will move in the opposite direction This rotates the permanent magnet generator and produces electricity The cords and the generator can be described as a two drum two cord system In this way two drums have different sizes for the two cords to get correct speeds and force




Technology Dimensions
Device Testing
Scale Test •A 3kQ prototype of the Seahorse concept has been tested in 2011





Date Submitted 54:03.2

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