Nexans Power Accessories acknowledged for supporting Deep Gen III 500kW Tidal Stream Turbine
Nexans Power Accessories have been awarded a plaque by Tidal Generation Ltd (TGL) in recognition of their support in the development of the first tidal generator manufactured and installed by TGL in Orkney.
Milton Keynes, 5th April 2011 - Nexans have supplied power accessories used to connect cables within the 500kW concept demonstrator unit at The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Tidal site in Orkney. This has been generating since September 2010 and provides power for up to 300 homes. EMEC offers developers the opportunity to test full scale grid connected prototype devices in unrivalled wave and tidal conditions and is an industry leader in the development of marine-based renewable energy.
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