Full Scale Utility Generation Concept Example

This video shows a conceptual installation using a monopile foundation. The turbine array can be installed without a monopile foundation where it rests on the ocean floor or, in deeper waters, a floating platform can be used.

The top of the platform houses the powerhouse, remaining above the water during operations, for easy access and maintenance. To the left of the powerhouse is shown a helicopter landing platform. This has been shown to give the viewer a size reference for the superstructure.

The Vortex Power Drives start operation immediately upon entering the water. There are no electrics, breaks, or electronics controlling them. With no electronics in the water development costs are kept to a minimum. Above the water the visual footprint is keep to a minimum.