That’s deep – scientists harness power of ocean’s currents

Scientists in Madrid say they have designed a device which could harness the power of ocean currents in deeper water and potentially at a cheaper cost than existing technology. Researchers at Madrid’s Polytechnic University (UPM) conducted sea trials of their remote controlled prototype which can anchor underwater at about 40 metres with the help of […]

Ocean’s heat used to power luxury hotel

Heat from the sea is being used in a pilot power plant to provide all the energy for a ‘green’ hotel resort in China. Dubbed Ocean Thermal Energy Technology or OTEC, the process relies on the natural temperature difference found in the ocean in tropical regions. In areas with warm surface water and cold deep […]