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Tocardo tidal energy turbines

Predictable and balanced renewable energy from tides and rivers

July 2020
Gallery Tocardo tidal energy turbines 1
Gallery Tocardo tidal energy turbines 1
01.

Identification

Tocardo's tidal energy turbines enable clients to achieve a reliable production of renewable energy by drawing power from tidal patterns.

Renewables have grown rapidly in recent year, but in many cases intermittency of supply remains an issue. Tidal energy offers a solution to this by providing a dependable power source that can support and enhance existing green energy solutions. Tocardo's tidal turbine Solution makes use of the tides and river streams to propel blades and offer customers local, predictable and balanced power generation. With the worldwide tidal market potential being 500 GW, tidal power innovations such as this Solution hold huge environmental and economic potential.

Sector

Label Date July 2020
From Netherlands
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world
Looking For Business partners, project developers, strategic investors and ambassadors

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • 100 MW of tidal power capacity saves 140,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions compared to mainstream fossil fuel-powered plant
  • Saves ~1kg CO2 per kWh compared to a diesel generator
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Payback period of eleven years
  • Benefits from reliable and predictable energy prices from renewables, unlike the volatile price of oil
  • 100% reliable and 100% predictable energy source
04.

Activity Region

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05.

Company Profile

Tocardo B.V.

Tocardo, as a part of the tripartite cooperation with QED Naval and HydroWing, offers power generating solutions. Tocardo is the independent tidal turbine developer with a focus on bringing down the Life Cycle Cost (LCC) of tidal turbines, de-risking the design (RAMS/FMEA) and increasing the power output at the same time (LCOE). We deliver medium size turbines up to 0.5 MW which can be installed in larger numbers enabling projects from community up to utility scale.

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Headquarters 1771 MZ Wieringerwerf, Netherlands
06.

Networking Partner

Greenbackers

“Greenbackers is all about catalyzing the investment needed to build a more sustainable society. By connecting disruptive technology providers to our network of climate focused investors, we’d like to think we’re helping to save the planet – deal by deal” Robert Hokin, Founder and Managing Partner

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