Sea Solar Power building an OTEC on Grand Cayman

OTECAccording to CaymanianCompass, the Caribbean Utilities Company together with Sea Solar Power is going to build an OTEC prototype plant [cached]. According to the article the power plant will produce fresh potable water as well, which most likely means a hybrid OTEC will be used. They say it will be completed in two years. More information about Sea Solar Power’s hybrid OTEC design.

In related news, the “Ideas Editor” of the Baltimore Sun argues that the US needs to get back on track and invest in OTEC as a future power source. Sea Solar Power is based in Baltimore.

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