Stand 1.329 - Dutch Marine Energy Centre

Water2Energy is developing, testing and delivering Vertical Axis Water Turbines (VAWT). These turbines has the benefit that the electronics can be placed above the waterline and there fore can be more cost effective. The VAWT’s fit perfectly in existing channels and ducts which have mostly a rectangular cross section.Through several selection procedures, the turbine of Water2Energy was selected as the best to fit in existing channels like the drainage chan nel alongside the lock of Kallo in the Port of Antwerp. Water2Energy developed and tested, together with DeMeyer Construction, a 200kW water turbine. This test showed the great potential of the VAWT’s. With its strong connections in the market, Water2Energy is able to take a project from the first initiation to the maintenance. Due to the perfect fit in existing constructions,