Selected legal and institutional issues related to ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) development

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Dept. of Energy, [Office of Energy Technology], Solar Energy Research Institute, for sale by the National Technical Information Service , Golden, Colo, Springfield, Va
Ocean thermal power plants -- Law and legislation -- United St
StatementVed P. Nanda.
SeriesSERI/TR ; 62-204
ContributionsSolar Energy Research Institute.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 49 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14504467M

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Nanda Kindle Edition. $ $ 7 Paperback. $ $ 13 Get it by Book Depository Books With Free Delivery. Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), form of energy conversion that makes use of the temperature differential between the warm surface waters of the oceans, heated by solar radiation, and the deeper cold waters to generate power in a conventional heat engine.

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Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) generates electricity indirectly from solar energy by harnessing the temperature difference between the sun-warmed surface of tropical oceans and the colder deep waters. A signiRcant fraction of solar radiation inci-dent on the ocean is retained by seawater in tropical.

Jan 09,  · Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) process and an ideal location in Puerto rico. Dec 17,  · Ocean thermal energy conversion Introduction Ocean thermal energy conversion technology uses the difference in the temperature between the warm surface water and cool deep water to run a turbine and produce electricity.

Water, as we all know has a. Key International Legal Issues with Regard to Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Systems W. Michael Reisman LEGAL POLITICAL AND INSTITUTIONAL ASPECTS () [hereinafter cited as OCEAN THER- OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY CONVERSION, supra note. An ocean thermal energy conversion power plant built by Makai Ocean Engineering went operational in Hawaii in August The governor of Hawaii, David Ige, "flipped the switch" to activate the plant.

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This is the first true closed-cycle ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) plant to. Printed in Great Britain OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY CONVERSION: A GENERAL INTRODUCTION ABRAHIM LA vi Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA U.S.A.

(Received 1 August ) Abstracthe ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) concept is discussed with emphasis on the closed Rankine cycle using ammonia as a working by: During the last few years, however, new options for energy out at sea have been introduced.

Of all the new ocean energy sources, OTEC (Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion) seems to offer the best medium term prospects. Floating pilot units with capacities of the order of 10 to 40 MW will be in operation byaccording to present development by: 5.

Revisiting ocean thermal energy conversion. to eventually promote further legal analysis on OTEC-related activities.

then with fossil fuel and nuclear energy sources for selected. Dec 18,  · Ocean thermal energy conversion, or OTEC, is a way to generate electricity using the temperature difference of seawater at different depths.

The method involves pumping cold water from the ocean depths (as deep as 1 km) to the surface and extracting energy from the flow of heat between the cold water and warm surface water.

Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) makes use of the temperature differences between the deep cold and relatively warmer surface waters of the ocean to generate a constant, clean source of electricity. This constancy differs from the output of renewable resources such as wind and wave energy that sometimes produce intermittent electricity.

Wave Energy Conversion and Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Potential in Developing Member Countries Wave energy conversion (WEC) and Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) are two potentially significant sources of renewable energy that are available to. Ocean thermal energy conversion Introduction Ocean thermal energy is a renewable form of energy.

This kind of energy source was conceptualized by a French physicist, Jacques Arsine in the late 19th century. Georges Claude, a student of Jacques Arsine came up with the first working OTEC plant in energy demands are growing, need for newer.

According to 42 USCS § [Title The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion], "ocean thermal energy conversion plantship" means any vessel which is designed to use temperature differences in ocean water while floating unmoored or moving through such water, to produce electricity or another form of energy capable of being used directly to perform work, and.

According to 46 USCS § [Title Shipping; Subtitle V. Merchant Marine; Part C. Financial Assistance Programs; Chapter Loans And Guarantees; Subchapter I.

General], ocean thermal energy conversion facility or plantship means an at-sea facility or vessel, whether mobile, floating unmoored, moored, or standing on the seabed, that uses temperature differences in ocean water to.

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References in Text. This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. 96–, Aug. 3,94 Stat.known as the Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Act ofwhich is classified principally to this complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out below and Tables.

Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) utilizes the thermal gradient available in the ocean to operate a heat engine to produce work output.

Even though the concept is simple and old for almost one century, during last three decades, it has gained momentum due to worldwide search for a clean, continuous energy source to replace the fossil by: 1.

OTEC - Ocean thermal energy conversion. Looking for abbreviations of OTEC. It is Ocean thermal energy conversion. Ocean thermal energy conversion listed as OTEC. Ocean thermal energy conversion - How is Ocean thermal energy conversion abbreviated.

Legal Dictionary. Financial Dictionary. Acronyms. Idioms. Ocean thermal energy conversion. from book Energy Resources and tide power and ocean thermal energy conversion, are discussed for harvesting energy from oceans.

There are several kinds of energy resources in the ocean but. Ocean thermal energy conversion For many years, scientists have been aware of one enormous reservoir of energy on the earth's surface: the oceans.

As sunlight falls on the oceans, its energy is absorbed by seawater. The oceans are in one sense, therefore, a huge "storage tank" for solar energy. The practical problem is finding a way to extract that energy and make it available for human use.

Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) is a way of getting useful energy from the world's oceans. The sun shines on the oceans of the world and in the hot parts near]] the water at the sea's surface can be quite warm, sometimes as high as 30°C.

Many oceans are very deep and the water at depths of 1, meters can be around 5 °C. Apr 23,  · A number of island states in the Caribbean and Pacific have Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) resources within 10 kilometres of their shores, though projects remain few and far between. This is surprising since OTEC seems to be especially well-suited for remote.

Principle and Preliminary Calculation of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Walter Engels a buoy off the coast of Hawaii has been selected for the target Figure 7. Closed Cycle Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Schematic At Point 1 in Figure 7, the temperature of the working fluid.

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion LUIS A. VEGA Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, School of Ocean And Earth Science And Technology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA Article Outline Glossary Definition of the Subject Introduction OTEC History Ocean Thermal Resources Technical Limitations and Challenges Environmental Impact Open.

Global rates of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) are assessed with a high-resolution (1deg 1deg) ocean general circulation model (OGCM). In numerically in-tensive simulations, the OTEC process is represented by a pair of sinks and a source of specified strengths placed at selected water depths across the oceanic region favorable for OTEC.

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Description Summary. OTEC (ocean thermal energy conversion) was first proposed in This concept has not been properly developed. The oceans on earth already stored more than two years of solar energy transmitted to earth in the thermal form in the top meter depth.Dec 23,  · OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY CONVERSION: OTEC,Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion is an energy OTECH,Ocean Thermal Energy technology that converts solar that converts Conversion is an energy technology radiations to electricalto electric power.

solar radiation power As the ocean covers 70% of the earth surface, this makes it the worlds largest solar.Feb 13,  · This implies that there are two reservoirs providing the heat source and the heat sink required for a heat engine.

A practical application is found in a system designed to transform the thermal energy into electricity. This is referred to as OTEC for Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion.