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OTEC News reports on Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion, SeaWater Air Conditioning and related technologies.

 


Puerto Rico Ocean Technology Complex (PROTech) Request for Qualifications

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017, Puerto Rico signed Law 17-2019 into effect which requires the island to generate 100% renewable energy by 2050.  As one step towards meeting this ambitious goal, the government has established the Puerto Rico Ocean Technology Complex (PROTech) Project based...Continue reading →


Update: Dates for the 8th International OTEC Symposium

The 8th International OTEC Symposium, originally scheduled to be held October 22-24, 2020 in Cancun Mexico, has been postponed and moved online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. New dates for this event are January 28-29, 2021.

Those who wish to speak should submit abstracts no later than September 30, 2020.

The organization...Continue reading →


New IDB Report on Ocean Energy Potential in Barbados

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has published a report on the potential of Ocean Energy in Barbados. The report is very comprehensive yet user-friendly, Includes: A Review of Clean Technology Options, Available Resources, and Location Guidance for Potential Areas of Interest for Commercial Development. In support of the IDB and the Barbados...Continue reading →


8th International OTEC Symposium Website and Logo Contest

8th International OTEC Symposium

The organizer’s of the 8th International OTEC Symposium, scheduled for October 22-23, 2020 in Cancun, have released a website for this year’s event. It contains details on submission, logistics, and registration for the largest annual Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion event. While taking into account the world situation in regards to COVID-19, the...Continue reading →


Global OTEC Resources announce 150kW demonstration barge

Global OTEC Resources has announced they will be launching a 150KW offshore OTEC plant in the Maldives next year. 2020 started off with this announcement and an attached request for all interested parties of local power houses to fill in the application form on their website.

The demonstration barge is designed...Continue reading →