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Marine Current Turbines: Engineering Commercial Arrays


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The challenges of scaling robust industrial turbines for commercial success of tidal power.

Date and Time

16 April 2013 - 06:00-08:00


Salisbury, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the Dorset and South Wiltshire local network. Contact Anna Gilbert, for more information.

About this event

About the talk

Building on the experience of the SeaGen 1.2MW tidal turbine installed in Strangford Lough in 2008, over the past year Marine Current Turbines (MCT) has undertaken an intense programme to develop a 2.0MW tidal turbine that is suitable for deployment in the commercial arrays planned for installation in 2015. The talk will discuss some of the challenges of designing robust industrial turbines that are required for the commercial success of this emerging market.

About the Speaker

Matthew Reed is the Engineer Director of Marine Current Turbines, where he has worked since 2004.
20 years industrial experience: aerospace, defence, power electronics, engineering of distributed generation technologies
Chartered Electrical Engineer (MIET)
MSc Engineering Management
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Mechanical Engineering


Refreshments will be provided from 6.00pm with the lecture starting at 6.30pm.


free of charge

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