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 […]

Is the Ocean key to clean energy?

Using the world’s oceans for energy could be the start to solving many other problems. That’s the view of the US based Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTEC), which has just launched a publicity campaign to highlight what can be done. The company which is headed by scientists believes the untapped potential from the world’s oceans […]