GKinect Energy unveiles OC1, tidal energy device

MaREI attends unveiling of the OC1, tidal energy device at the Limerick Docs.

14 December 2015

GKinetic Energy Ltd, tidal energy company, has officialy launched its revolutionary tidal energy device, OC1, with a potential capacity to generate the most cost-efficient renewable energy on the market.

OC1 was deployed in late October at the Limerick Docks where trials have validated earlier tests, showing the device generating output levels well above the international industry standard.

The device’s designer, Vincent McCormack, stated that the OC1’s success is a result of excellent collaboration and support from SEAI, NUIG, Marei, DesignPro and SFPC.