And by 2030, provide the country with electricity at the price of solar. Successful prototype tests inspire optimism. Since 2011, the Kairyu power plant has been developed by IHI and NEDO scientists. In 2017, it was installed at a depth of 50 m and began to be tested.
What is a prototype power plant? This is a 100 kW plant: 2 x 50 kW generators, 3 x 20 m floats with 2 x 11 m blades. For commercial use, a 2 MW power plant will be built, the blades of which will be approximately 40 m.