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Renewable Energy from the Ocean: A Guide to OTEC

William H. Avery and Chih Wu

Abstract

Scientists and engineers around the world are striving to develop new sources of energy. One source, ocean thermal energy conversion, has virtually unlimited potential. It is based on techniques that exploit heat produced by solar energy that may, in turn, be used to produce fuel and electricity. This book reviews the status and background of this promising technology. William H. Avery is the leading expert in this field, and his co-author Chih Wu is an authority on heat engine performance. Together they describe the workings of an OTEC power plant and how such a system might be implemente ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1994 Print ISBN-13: 9780195071993
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195071993.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William H. Avery, author

Chih Wu, author