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Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Hawaii

Innovative Seaside Power Plant Runs Hot and Cold

XPRIZE | Posted 12.09.2015 | Green
XPRIZE

The latest idea to emerge from Hawaii's pioneering alternative energy scene is Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), a process that produces electricity by using the temperature difference between the warm ocean surface waters of tropical areas and the much colder deep water below.

Could Energy From The Ocean Power All Of Hawaii's Big Island?

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

With an energy crisis looming on Hawaii's Big Island -- gas prices and electricity costs are among the highest in the United States -- the solution ma...

Hawaii Could Be Ocean-Based Renewable Energy Powerhouse

Inhabitat.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Hawaii could be the ideal site for an experimental form of ocean-based renewable energy plants, according to researchers at the University of Hawaii a...