Tappings the oceans for energy

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) is a fairly new technology which uses the ocean’s natural thermal gradient to produce energy to drive a powerproducing cycle. Considering the fact that the ocean’s layers of water have different temperatures, an OTEC system can produce a significant amount of power. The oceans are thus a vast renewable resource, with the potential to help us produce billions of watts of electric power.

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