OTEC BRINGS SUSTAINABILITY

Onshore OTEC plants can be configured to support Seawater Air Conditioning (SWAC) systems for refrigeration and cooling, agriculture, and desalination systems for water purification.

 
 
 
 
 

 

ECONOMIC BENEFITS

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  • Reduced fuel imports
  • Stable utilities pricing
  • Reduced capital expense to Power Company and Government
  • Allows for power usage to be increased affordably
  • Reduced burden on existing utilities
  • Significant energy cost savings
  • Up to 90% reduction in electricity usage

SOCIAL BENEFITS

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  • Affordable fresh water production
  • Promotes aquaculture
  • Creates jobs and export opportunities
  • Diversifies fuel options and provides energy independence
  • World leadership role in eco-awareness

 

ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS

 

  • Environmentally Responsible
  • Limitless renewable energy from local resources
  • Fossil fuel avoidance – OTEC can save up to 15,000 bbls of oil per year per MW
  • Zero emissions – OTEC saves nearly 7,000 tons of CO2 per year per MW