Ocean thermal energy conversion

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Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) is a process that employs the natural temperature difference between the surface and the depths of the ocean. First introduced in 1881, OTEC has been described as an effective and renewable energy source. OTEC systems must be designed with regard to potential efficiency issues. These issues should be properly researched in order to design OTEC systems that are effective. OTEC plants can be a feasible source of cost effective renewable energy in tropical
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