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Floating Tidal Energy Platform in Pre-Deployment Trials

  Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) designed a floating tidal energy platform, the PLAT-I, a 32-meter long trimaran-style platform that is 280 kW-rated. Its modular design can be broken down for shipping and re-assembled at an installation site, and a shallow draft configuration permits launch and towing with limited port infrastructure. Targeted for Southeast Asia, the platform is designed for more benign, inshore wave

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