By: Joachim Amland On: 12. September 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

With assistance from FEMKUBER Tidetec have now completed a structural integrity analysis. We found the structure to be sound, however with some improvements to the anchors for the concrete delta blocks. We will have an additional cargo straps as safety, to make sure that the deltablocks will be firmly attached...

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By: Joachim Amland On: 12. September 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

We have now conducted the final sea bed inspection at the prototype installation site. The conditions are looking optimal with good visibility, hardpacked, and smooth sand surface with an ideal depth of 5 meters. Thanks to Erling Elind for excellent diving!   We are now one step closer to...

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By: Joachim Amland On: 19. August 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

We had a very successful display of the model prototype in Svelvik last Saturday. Thanks to all our partners for contributing to making this happen! Now we are planning for submergence of our device.

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By: Joachim Amland On: 15. August 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

Tidetec is featured in Sysla – read the article by pressing the link below. The article is in Norwegian: http://syslagronn.no/2016/08/15/syslagronn/na-er-de-klare-til-a-teste-teknologien-sin_140959/

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By: Joachim Amland On: 12. August 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

  English version: Disrupting the tidal lagoon industry Innovative turbine technology displayed in Norway Tidetec AS, a Norway-based hydropower technology company, is displaying the new and innovative turbine turning mechanism prototype ready for sea water testing in Svelvik in Norway next week. “The technology displayed in Svelvik has the...

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By: Joachim Amland On: 10. August 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

Tidetec is proud to launch its first working prototype. The purpose of the prototype is to show the way for a disruptive new technology for tidal lagoon and barrage turbines, with the same efficiency in both flow directions. With this prototype, we are one step further towards commercialisation. Come...

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By: Joachim Amland On: 27. July 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

We are moving closer to finishing up our prototype for the turbine turning mechanism. The steel job is more or less done, and assembly and painting is just around the corner. Water testing is scheduled to happen within next month – we are really excited about this test!  ...

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By: Joachim Amland On: 24. July 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

Initial design of the VLH DN 5000 with turning mechanism complete. It will be a 700 KW rated Tidetec tidal turbine incl. turning mechanism. Included in the design is: Complete generating set with distributor, runner and PMG generator Hydraulic Power units for all devices in turbine Air compressor for...

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27Jun
By: Joachim Amland On: 27. June 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

Tidetec is getting closer to commercialisation with the first prototype of the turning mechanism soon in the water. The prototype is a collaboration between several players where the most important are: Tidetec (Project management) Harness (Femkuber and Hugg) Powertech (power and automation) JS Mekaniske (manufacturing) Mollestad plast (Manufacturing) We...

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27Jun
By: Joachim Amland On: 27. June 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

Tidetec has visited the french turbine manufacturer MJ2, who deliver a turbine that is perfecly fit for the tidetec turning solution. We have agreed to work on a pilot location and a technical solution together. “These are exciting times, and the first full scale turnable turbine is within reach...

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