Schematic Diagram of the Ocean-Current Turbine

2 Mar 2016
Schematic Diagram of the Ocean-Current Turbine

The ocean-current turbine, designed by OIST scientists, comprises a float, a counterweight, a nacelle (to house electricity-generating components), and three blades. A small number of components is essential for easy maintenance, low cost, and a low failure rate.

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