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ORPC successfully concludes Power Take-off testing at UMaine: Innovative components will advance marine renewable power systems
June 21, 2017

PORTLAND and ORONO, Maine — Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has successfully completed full-scale testing of a specialized, water-lubricated bearing system and associated driveline components designed for underwater systems that capture energy from ocean tides and river currents at the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center.

The purpose is to make the systems more durable and efficient, reduce operation costs and advance commercialization of marine hydrokinetic power systems.

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