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Mitsubishi abandoned the plans for the 7MW SeaAngel and is focusing on development and testing of its hydraulic drive as a standalone component. The turbine is fully commissioned but is being used to test the Hydraulic Drive. Read more

Latest Update: 06 February 2015

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Name Hunterston Test Centre - Mitsubishi 7MW (onshore) correct
Other names NOWFTC correct
Country name United Kingdom correct
Region North Ayrshire correct
Comments Mitsubishi cancelled the development of the 7MW Seaangel and is using this as a test for the Drive train.

Hub height up to 120m. The test facility is based at Clydeport's Hunterston site. The project has support from Scottish Enterprise.

This is an onshore project with grid connections, to test turbines before their deployment offshore.
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Round (or category) Demonstration - Hub correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project capacity 7 MW correct
Turbine model 7MW Offshore Hydraulic Drive Turbine Formerly SeaAngel 7 MW (Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe) correct
Turbine capacity 7 MW correct
Number of turbines 1 correct
Total turbine height correct
Hub height correct
Rotor diameter 165 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Onshore Concrete correct
10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Stated project cost correct
Sea name Onshore correct
Centre latitude 55.736° correct
Centre longitude -4.889° correct
Area 2 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 0 m - 0 m correct
Depth range stated by developer correct
Distance from shore (reported) correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 0 km correct
Installation base correct
Ops and maintenance correct
Converter/Collector platforms correct
Offshore transformers None correct
Grid connection point correct
Cable landing point correct
Number of export cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) correct
Nominal voltage correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth correct
Comments correct
Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Comments correct
Array cable length correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) correct
Nominal voltage correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Homes powered annually 4958 correct
CO2 reduced per year 10020 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 233 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Website Visit correct

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