MANTA WIND

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WHAT WE DO

Manta Wind develops a new floating wind turbine system which is significantly more material-efficient than existing solutions. We can reduce the LCOE by 50% which is achieved by a staggering 70% weight reduction!

OFFSHORE WIND POWER TODAY

Most offshore wind has to date been built on shallow water. The majority of the pontential is however in water depths of more then 60 meters. Therefore, floating turbines are needed but have been to expensive. Until now!

THE SOLUTION

We use a vertical axis topology due to the added benefits it gives in design of rest of the system. Buoyancy and stability are the main particulars of a floating wind turbine. We solve these in an entirely new way which is the key to our disruptive weight reduction. We can also persist higher accelerations due to the lack of both a tower and a nacelle. The hub of the rotor is instead located on top of deck of the buoyancy column and the rotor blades are attached to the hub by a hinge joint.

OFFSHORE WIND POWER TODAY

Most offshore wind has to date been built on shallow water. The majority of the potential is however in water depths of more the 60 meters. Therefore, floating turbines are needed but have been too expensive. Until now!

THE SOLUTION

We use a vertical axis topology due to the added benefits it gives in design of rest of the system. Buoyancy and stability are the main particulars of a floating wind turbine. We solve these in an entirely new way which is the key to our disruptive weight reduction. We can also persist higher accelerations due to the lack of both a tower and a nacelle. The hub of the rotor is instead located on top of deck of the buoyancy column and the rotor blades are attached to the hub by a hinge joint.

ABOUT US

Manta Wind is a cleantech company providing cost-efficient deep water wind power solutions. The company was founded by the inventor Magnus Rahm. Magnus has a PhD in Engineering Physics from Uppsala University and has 15 years of experience from marine wave energy and floating wind power Project and Technology development. He has held several CTO roles and has as a consultant supported both floating wind and wave energy companies with technical project management and structural engineering design services.

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Lower LCOE

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Lower weight

SUPPORT & PARTNERSHIP

“UIC- Uppsala Innovation Centre is the World’s 4th top ranked business incubator with University connection and provides business development support in the form of coaching and through its business development programmes. UIC also provides support by access to its entrepreneurial network and partner companies. Manta Wind was admitted to the UIC Business Start-Up of the Spring of 2019

LATEST NEWS

Come meet us at FLIPDAY!

Nov 28, 2019

Sustainabilty theme when Karolina Venture’s FLIPDAY makes its way to Green Innovation Park in Uppsala. Be sure to secure your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flipday-2019-biljetter-78587901529 See you there!

Manta Wind @ Invest in Green

Oct 29, 2019

Come visit Invest in Green at UKK; Uppsala Konsert & Kongress. During the Swedish Solar Fair at Uppsala congress centre, Manta Wind will Pitch its business case in room D during Part II of the Pitching Parade at 13:00!

Funding for market research

May 2, 2019

Manta Wind is granted 40 000 SEK from Uppsala Innovation Centre, the World’s 4th best incubator with University connection! The funding will be used for market research activities. See https://uic.se/en/ for more information.

UU Innovation Feasibility study funding

Dec 20, 2018

Uppsala University Innovation grants 50 000 SEK funding in support of a feasibility study to perform Open Foam simulations of the Manta Wind turbine. Receiving researcher PhD Victor Mendoza, Dept. of Engineering Sciences will carry out the simulations supported by Manta Wind.

Manta Wind receives funding from Uppsala Product Market Fit

Oct 19, 2018

Manta Wind receives 50 000 SEK in funding from the Uppsala Product Market Fit programme managed by Uppsala Innovation Centre. The funding will be used to develop a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system to be used in the scale prototype being developed.

VINNOVA funding – Innovative Start-Ups    

May 2, 2018

Manta Wind has been granted 293 000 SEK from VINNOVA, the Swedish Innovation Agency, and its Innovative StartUps funding programme. The money will be used for mooring system design and validation of power production ability. The external supply will be provided by Principia in France. 

GET IN TOUCH

We are only a call away from discussing your needs

GET IN TOUCH

We are only a call away from discussing your needs

+46(0)734144307
Green Innovation Park Ulls Väg 29C 756 51 Uppsala
info@mantawind.com