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Tocardo Tidal Turbines are they the answer to clean Energy??

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Mar 012014
 
Bi-directional Tidal Turbine range from 100-1000 Kw

Bi-directional Tidal Turbine range from 100-1000 Kw

Three different sizes of turbine are available, 100 kW, 200 kW,  500 kW and 1000 Kw machines. The turbines consist of a permanent magnet direct drive generator and a patented bi-directional reversible rotor blades design, developed, manufactured and installed in close cooperation with major industry partners.

Our renewable turbines can be bottom mounted, installed underneath floating platforms or retrofitted to existing structures like bridges and barrages. Together with our specialist partner organizations and companies, Tocardo can provide installation methods for all sorts of environments providing grid connected as well as off-grid solutions.

SOURCE: GreenTech  Tocardo

SAL Offshore installs Tidal Turbine

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Jan 252014
 

SAL Offshore’s main vessel, the DP Class II equipped MV SAL05 025-25-01-2014Lone complete with Work Class ROV, successfully installed a VOITH Hytide 1000-13 tidal turbine.

SAL01 025-25-01-2014Coming directly from her previous employment on the Parbuckling Project (Costa Concordia), MV Lone pro-ceeded to Stavanger in Norway to mobilize an ROV spread and project equipment. The mobilization was com-pleted in two and a half days at which time the vessel sailed to Kirkwall/Orkney Islands in the North of Scotland to load an LARS (Launch And Recovery System) for the turbine. After conducting a HIRA (Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment) with all involved parties and a function test of the equipment, MV”

SAL02 025-25-01-2014

Lone departed Kirk-wall for the EMEC (European Marine Energy Centre) test site to conduct DP trials and ultimately install the tur-bine. Continue reading “SAL Offshore installs Tidal Turbine” »