Archivo de la categoría: Ocean Thermal Energy

Apartado sobre la energía maremotérmica
Section about ocean thermal energy conversion

Eleven days in Cuba

In 1929 a yacht called ‘Jamaica’ travelled the whole length of the coast of Cuba. People that saw it could not know that thanks to the person who was in that yacht the first experiment about Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion … Seguir leyendo

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Hybrid Cycle OTEC

After having explained two of the procedures to get electric power from ocean´s thermal gradient, you may be wondering… where is the need of a third one? Well, the hybrid cycle combines the best characteristics of the previously shown processes … Seguir leyendo

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Open cycle OTEC

Following the recent posts, we are going to follow our research with the OTEC (Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion) devices. Last post, Mikel wrote about the closed cycle OTEC. Well, the open cycle process relies on the same thermodynamic theory: A … Seguir leyendo

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The vision of Jules Verne

Everybody knows that the famous French novelist Jules Verne was able to predict a large number of inventions and discoveries unknown in his time. In his book Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne predicted the Ocean Thermal Energy conversion, when a character of the novel, Captain Nemo, alluded to … Seguir leyendo

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Ocean thermal power

Today, we are going to provide a general overview of what is ocean thermal energy and its basis. On forthcoming posts, we will continue talking about the technology it is relied on, its importance nowadays and whether it is an … Seguir leyendo

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