Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) in Hawaii and Beyond

Series: ADB Data Room: Marine Aquaculture, Reefs, Renewable Energy, and Ecotourism for Ecosystem Services

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) in Hawaii and Beyond

14 January 2022

Richard Argall is an expert in ocean energy and marine renewables works on Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) projects for Makai Ocean Energy Division.

He explained OTEC work which produces electricity 24/7 by using the temperature difference between deep cold ocean water and warm tropical surface waters. He also explained the use cases for the collocation of other marine activities. He discussed the generation of hydrogen and Ammonia for shipping.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
14 Jan 2022 Presentation Makai Ocean Engineering
This presentation provides an overview of Makai's ocean energy and deepwater technologies. It also gives an overview of OTEC works in generating electricity...
Richard Argall


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