HYDROKINETIC ENERGY CORP DESIGNS & DEVELOPS INNOVATIVE, PROPRIETARY UNDERWATER TURBINES

the project

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Phase 1, Preliminary Research, Completed

PHASE 1a: RESEARCH OF OCEAN AND TIDAL CURRENTS WORLDWIDE 

PHASE 1b: ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND SITE SEARCH 

PHASE 1c: CONCEPT ENGINEERING AND PRELIMINARY DESIGN 

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Phase 2, Feasibility Study, Completed

PHASE 2a: FEASIBILITY STUDIES OF INTERNATIONAL PROJECT SITES WORLDWIDE  

PHASE 2b: RESEARCH DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF TURBINE, 3-D MODELING VIRTUAL TESTING AND ANALYSIS BY COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS (CFD) 

PHASE 2c: CONSTRUCTION OF SEVERAL SMALL SCALE MODELS SIMPLIFIED TANK TESTING 

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Phase 3, IP Protection, Completed

PHASE 3a: APPLICATION FOR PROVISIONAL PATENTS TO PROTECT OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND DESIGN  

PHASE 3b: UTILITY PATENT FOR UNIQUE HYDROFOIL SHAPED ROTOR SECTION & BLADES & FOR FLOW VELOCITY ACCELERATION TECHNOLOGY THROUGH USE OF ACCELERATOR SHROUD, ANNULAR DIFFUSER AND CENTER HUB  

PHASE 3c: UTILITY PATENT FOR UNIQUE VORTICIZED FLOW-INDUCING WILDLIFE AND DEBRIS EXCLUDER 

 PHASE 3d: FUNDRAISING FOR PROTOTYPE CONSTRUCTION 

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Phase 4, 1st Prototype, Completed

PHASE 4a: 3-D MODELING & CFD ANALYSIS OF 0.165M DIAMETER PROTOTYPE #1.0.1 

 PHASE 4b: 3-D PRINTING CONSTRUCTION OF PROTOTYPE #1.0.1 

 PHASE 4c: IN-WATER TESTING OF PROTOTYPE #1.0.1 & DATA COLLECTION 

 PHASE 4d: FUNDRAISING FOR PROTOTYPE CONSTRUCTION 

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Phase 5, 2nd & 3rd Prototype, Completed

 PHASE 5a: 3-D MODELING & CFD ANALYSIS OF 0.342M DIAMETER PROTOTYPE #2.0.1 

 PHASE 5b: 3-D PRINTING CONSTRUCTION OF PROTOTYPE #2.0.1 

 PHASE 5c: IN-WATER TESTING OF PROTOTYPE #2.0.1 & DATA COLLECTION & ANALYSIS 

REDESIGN, 3-D MODELING & CFD ANALYSIS OF 0.342M DIAMETER PROTOTYPE #3.0.1  

 PHASE 5d:  3-D MODELING & CFD ANALYSIS OF 0.342M DIAMETER PROTOTYPE #3.0.1 

 PHASE 5e: 3-D PRINTING CONSTRUCTION OF PROTOTYPE #3.0.1

 IN-WATER TESTING OF PROTOTYPE #3.0.1 & DATA COLLECTION 

 PHASE 5f: FUNDRAISING FOR PROTOTYPE CONSTRUCTION 

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Phase 6, 4th Prototype, In Progress

 PHASE 6a: 3D MODELING & CFD ANALYSIS OF 0.342M DIAMETER PROTOTYPE #4.0.1

 PHASE 6b: 3D PRINTING CONSTRUCTION OF PROTOTYPE #4.0.1 

 PHASE 6c: IN-WATER TESTING OF PROTOTYPE #4.0.1 & DATA COLLECTION 

 PHASE 6d: FUNDRAISING FOR PROTOTYPE CONSTRUCTION 

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Phase 7, 5th Prototype, To Be Started

 PHASE 7a: 3-D MODELING & CFD ANALYSIS OF 0.500M DIAMETER PROTOTYPE #5.0.1 

 PHASE 7b: 3D PRINTING CONSTRUCTION OF PROTOTYPE #5.0.1 

 PHASE 7c: IN-WATER TESTING OF PROTOTYPE #5.0.1 & DATA COLLECTION 

 PHASE 7d: FUNDRAISING FOR PROTOTYPE CONSTRUCTION 

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Phase 8, 6th Prototype & Commercialization, To Be Started

 PHASE 8a: 3-D MODELING & CFD ANALYSIS OF 0.750 DIAMETER PROTOTYPE #6.0.1 

 PHASE 8b: 3-D PRINTING CONSTRUCTION OF PROTOTYPE #6.0.1 

 PHASE 8c: LONG TERM N-WATER TESTING OF PROTOTYPE #6.0.1 & DATA COLLECTION 

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