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Article Hydro-Gen A floating marine current turbine
Author(s) D. Adrian (ICOE 2008)
Tags Currents
Type Papers
File icoe2008_poster_02_currents_20_adrian_paper.pdf

Hydro-Gen is a “marine current turbine” based on the exclusive concept of a big floating paddle wheel included in a turbine frame and solidly anchored to the seabed.
Tentative size for 1 Mw:
Length: 30 m,
Width: 25 m,
Wheel diameter: 20 m, draft: 8m,
Height above the sea level: 12 m.
A single unit can reach 1 Mw, with 8 knots current. Farms of several units, in patterns, are forecasted. 

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