11 Nov 2006

Update on Floating Oases

After a little research I have found that the idea outlined here is actually far from novel. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has an ongoing research project into the concept as part of the development of Mariculture and OTEC (Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion).

Other resources:
Sea Solar Power
Natural Energy Laboratory - Hawaii
Wikipedia article on OTEC
Environmental Science and Engineering article on the Nelha pipeline


bjelkeman said...

For the latest on Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion as a source of energy, food and fresh water, check out OTEC News. Where we have news, a research library and more about OTEC and related technology issues.

Co2emissions said...

Thanks. Very helpful.