The paper Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), December 1999, by Dr. Luis Vega is now available on the OTECnews site, by kind permission of the author. Dr. Vega has worked extensively with OTEC research and is Program Manager at the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR). This is an substantial paper on OTEC technology, including an analysis of the current situation and which steps needs to be taken next. The paper is also available in PDF format (648 kbyte).
This paper is now part of our introduction, What is OTEC?