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   International OTEC Symposium

 

The International OTEC Symposium will be co-hosted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) OTEC Team and the Korean Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) Deep Ocean Water Application Research Center (DOWARC) OTEC Team as part of the 2013 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo. The Symposium will provide a platform for information exchange and discussion, and will identify steps to OTEC commercialization for public and industrial sectors. Participants will have the opportunity to identify and discuss areas of mutual interest between nations, developers, and researchers for collaboration on future OTEC developments and studies.

Abstract Submission now Closed

Co-Chairs:


Kerry Kehoe
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM)
Dr. Hyeon-Ju Kim
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), Deep Ocean Water Application Research Center (DOWARC)

Topics:


Policies & Finance
  • Building government support
  • Opportunities in international cooperation
  • Creation of OTEC roadmap
  • Public/Private financing sources
  • Finance structures for OTEC
Technology Solutions
  • Environmentally friendly working fluids
  • Efficient system cycles
  • Improved anti-corrosion heat exchangers
  • High efficiency turbine generators
  • Improved larger-diameter pipes
  • Improved OTEC system integration
Environmental Solutions
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Ecological & System Modeling
  • Environmental Impact Studies
Projects & Opportunities
  • Global OTEC case-studies
  • Global Seawater air conditioning case-studies
  • Current OTEC development projects
  • Alternate deep ocean water/system use
For more information contact:
Regina Ramazzini




 

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