Using Seawater for Air-Conditioning

A deep seawater air-conditioning system provides cooling for facilities at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority.(

From Kate Galbraith at the NYT’s Green Inc. Blog: In today’s “Business of Green” special section, I write about how Lockheed Martin and other companies are exploring an early-stage technology to generate electricity from the ocean. The technology, called “ocean thermal,” uses the temperature difference between warm surface water in the tropics and the ocean’s chilly depths to make power. Read more

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