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Near Shore Wave Energy Converter

The Neptune Triton near shore wave energy converter is a seabed mounted, resonant point absorber with 400 kW installed capacity generated from one device. Each device utilises a patent pending, axi-asymmetric buoy driving water hydraulic cylinders, accumulators and turbines into electrical generators mounted on a light weight steel ‘A’ frame piled into the seabed approximately 100 metres off the low tide mark, at depths of approximately 10 metres.

For more information, contact:
Neptune Renewable Energy Ltd
Salisbury House,
29, The Weir,
East Yorkshire
HU13 0SB
Tel: +44 (0) 1482 640224
Fax: +44 (0) 1482 642935

Sector: Renewable Energy Technologies
Country: India
Area of Application: Tidal Energy, Ocean Energy and Renewable Energy sectors
Keywords: Wave energy, Converter.
Structural cost – near shore deployment requires comparatively less steelworks and consequently lower building costs to survive, compared to offshore locations.

Phase locked buoy - phase locks reflected wave for maximum efficiency and electricity output and does not generate transmitted waves.

Tuned Resonance – the device continuously tunes itself to maximise efficiency and electricity output – in much the same way that wind turbines are pitch regulated.

Coastal Protection – salient build up of the shoreline will protect the coastline.

O&M – near shore deployment allows easier access and regular maintenance.

Mass Production – off the shelf availability of water based hydraulic systems, accumulators and turbines keeps overall engineering processes simple which lowers costs and reduces system downtime.
Environmental aspects: Energy efficiency
Development Status: Commercial Prototype
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  • Consultancy
  • Equipment Supply
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Your Contact Details:
Contact Person: APCTT (UNESCAP)
Asian and Pacific Center for Transfer of Technology (APCTT)
C-2, Qutab Instituational Area
City: New Delhi
Country: India
Zip/Pin Code: 110016

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