2016 OTEC Symposium?

For the last three years there has been an International OTEC Symposium held, most recently hosted by the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Ocean Thermal Energy Centre (UTM OTEC) in September 2015. You can read the proceedings, full of great information about OTEC technology and history, here.┬áThe site for the 2016 Symposium lists only a tentative month … [Read more…]

Spotlight on Hawaii OTEC

From time to time I will be posting spotlights on current hydrothermal energy projects. Today’s spotlight is a very exciting development in Hawaii – The new Makai Ocean Engineering installation at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority site on the island of Hawaii. This project holds the auspicious recognition of being the first ocean … [Read more…]