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I was saddened to see 0 search results for my favorite 4 letter acronym so I decided a new thread was in order. ... OTEC HISTORY ... In 1870, Jules Verne introduced the concept of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. ... D'Arsonval's student, Georges Claude, built the first OTEC power plant in 1930 in Cuba, which produced 22 kilowatts of electricity. ... http://www.oteci.com/otec-at-work/test-page/

That was first google hit for ... OTEC HISTORY ... besides power OTEC CAN FEED THE WORLD ... 1st hit is a dud, so must compose something. ... OTEC can be used for many purposes such as suppling tons of irrigation water to arid coasts in Africa. Cold water irrigation greatly increases what crops can be grown and speeds growth for three times normal output from an acre of land. The Mad Genius from the Bottom of the Sea https://www.wired.com/2005/06/craven/

Engineering students from The University of Sydney have devised a scheme to produce reactive nitrogen for fertilization of the ocean from an OTEC plant. They claim that “Each floating structure could stimulate the growth of 370,000 tonnes of sardines a year, enough protein for three million people, at a cost of $US400 a tonne, or eight cents per person per day.” The University of Sydney News has a recent article about it and also one from January. ... http://www.otecnews.org/locations/australia/

OTEC CAN NEUTRALIZE HURRICANES ... http://planetearthandhumanity.blogspot.com/2014/07/can-otec-neutralize-hurricanes.html

The wired article was my first intro to OTEC ... finally it's becoming a reality ... OTEC NEWS OF PROJECTS AROUND THE WORLD ... http://www.otecnews.org/otecprojects/

It was fun adjusting my search queries to generate good top hits.  It will be interesting to see how results change over time.

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In my younger days (before the internet) there was an article in Popular Mechanics (I think) about how Wave energy from the ocean was used to power all the rides at Coney Island.

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Hey cool, literally :-)

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I was saddened to see 0 search results for my favorite 4 letter acronym so I decided a new thread was in order. ... OTEC HISTORY ... In 1870, Jules ...

Just appeared top of a list in my email, based on OTEC as a keyword alert for Google News. This site really does well in search rankings as my same phrase on GLP doesn't even show up.

Great Job. :hide2:

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Wish it were an amusement ride, but millions more will soon suffer severe consequences. :blink:

Depth and currents play a big role here, and in Puerto Rico, but Irma's latest forecast has it headed exactly for the one location in Florida suitable for a land based OTEC facility of the type that could neutralize hurricanes. http://coet.fau.edu/node/29/index.html

Genesis 1:28 commands that we are to "subdue" the Earth. 

Our destruction is in-part due to our disobedience. Certainly our mis-spent dollars is what fuels Jihad via ISIS; another alphabetical pairing besides Harvey and Irma. Had we taken this command seriously Harvey, Irma, ISIS and Jihad would of become harmless, but now we fall victim to their horrific power.  :angry:

 

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