Looking up Titanium type stuff I came across this video:
Which connected with
There is a lot of good conversation in that thread, and sustainable energy remains Florida's Achilles Heel.Church purchases 2% of the state of Florida wrote:friendsofthe wrote: ↑Fri May 15, 2015 8:00 amConsidering that the dollar my soon be worthless, this purchase of land my be wise indeed!
http://rt.com/usa/mormon-church-florida ... llion-459/
Titanium is still the metal of choice, for the large heat exchangers needed for Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion. The first video is about harnessing ocean currents, and this next one does a good job of showing how they work.
Florida Atlantic University wrote:
... Early results have revealed that the cold water at the bottom of the Florida Straits is also present on the bathymetric feature known as the Miami Terrace, which means that from about North Miami to Boca Raton there is a cold-water reservoir close to shore and about 200 m deep.
This makes the potential for OTEC implementation in Florida all the more attractive.
Here are some upcoming events as commercialization stage begins.
9th Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum OCTOBER 18-20, 2017 JW MARRIOTT MARQUIS MIAMI, FLORIDA5th International OTEC Symposium wrote:
The 5th International OTEC Symposium will be held at the beautiful island of La Réunion, from 7th to 9th November 2017.
And here Dr. Hans explains his cool design for floating OTEC that could cruise the equator until needed to Neutralize Hurricanes and reinvigorate the sterile oceans.
Hopefully developments will happen in time.
Good luck everyone. The deadline is 12 noon on Thursday Texas Time.