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Draft environmental impact statement for commercial ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) licensing

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Ocean Minerals and Energy in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean thermal power plants -- Environmental aspects,
  • Ocean thermal power plants -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOcean thermal energy conversion
    ContributionsUnited States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination251 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15403133M

    Purchase Ocean Energies, Volume 56 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion LUIS A. VEGA Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, School of Ocean And Earth Science And Technology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA Article Outline Glossary Definition of the Subject Introduction OTEC History Ocean Thermal Resources Technical Limitations and Challenges Environmental Impact Open.

    Ocean thermal energy conversion is one method for producing renewable energy. A common concern with developing OTEC is the impact on the environment. For smaller scale OTEC plants, reports by the NOAA have concluded that the environmental impact is small but that there is not enough evidence to determine the magnitude of the environmental. Ocean Energy Europe is the largest network of ocean energy professionals in the world. organisations, including Europe’s leading utilities, industrialists and research institutes, trust Ocean Energy Europe to represent the interests of Europe`s ocean energy sector, acting as the main link.

      The pumping capacity and the 1MWe OTEC facility were assessed in the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, Development of Land Exchange Parcel, State of Hawai‘i, Natural Energy.   Our oceans hold vast quantities of thermal and kinetic energy, thousands of times more than our entire civilisation requires for our current level of populat.


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Draft environmental impact statement for commercial ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) licensing Download PDF EPUB FB2

Draft environmental impact statement for commercial ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) licensing. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept.

of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Ocean Minerals and Energy, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource.

Draft environmental impact statement for commercial ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) licensing by United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Office of Ocean Minerals and EnergyPages: @article{osti_, title = {Draft environmental assessment: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Pilot Plants}, author = {Sullivan, S M and Sands, M D and Donat, J R and Jepsen, P and Smookler, M and Villa, J F}, abstractNote = {This Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act offor the deployment and operation.

ENVIRON IMPACT ASSESS REV ; POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF CLOSED-CYCLE OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY CONVERSION M.S. QUINBY-HUNT, D. SLOAN, AND P. WILDE Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) uses the temperature difference between warm surface water in the tropical ocean and the cooler water at depth to generate by: 8.

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Environmental Impacts The environmental impact studies from the s concluded that the risks of OTEC would likely be acceptable, however; further environmental assessments and research are needed to address the following potential issues: Potential Impacts: 1.

Withdrawal and Discharge Water. Impacts on the natural environment. Potential environmental impacts of closed-cycle ocean thermal energy conversion The authors wish to thank Dr. Lloyd Lewis for his comments on the original draft of this manuscript and for his generous and enthusiastic support of our efforts.

We thank Steve Smith of the University of Hawaii and John. in the United States has prompted ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology to be re-considered for use in Hawaii. As with any new development, a thorough environmental impact assessment is needed before the technology can begin field trials.

A previous Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) from is. Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) uses the temperature difference between cooler deep and warmer shallow or surface ocean waters to run a heat engine and produce useful work, usually in the form of electricity.

OTEC is a base load electricity generation system, i.e. 24hrs/day all year long. This is referred to as OTEC for Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion. At first, OTEC plantships providing electricity, via submarine power cables, to shore stations could be implemented.

This would be followed, in 20 to 30 years, with OTEC factories deployed along equatorial waters producing energy-intensive products, like ammonia and hydrogen as. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) uses the ocean thermal gradient between cooler deep and warmer shallow or surface seawaters to run a heat engine and produce useful work, usually in the form of can operate with a very high capacity factor and so can operate in base load mode.

The denser cold water masses, formed by ocean surface water interaction with cold. Quinby-Hunt MS, Sloan D, Wilde P () Potential environmental impacts of closed­cycle ocean thermal energy conversion.

Environ Impact Assess Rev. Cover title: Ocean thermal energy conversion, final environmental impact statement. S/N Description: 1 volume (various pagings): illustrations, maps ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Ocean thermal energy conversion, final environmental impact statement.

Responsibility. Ocean thermal energy conversion produces energy from temperature differences in ocean waters. Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) is a process or technology for producing energy by harnessing the temperature differences (thermal gradients) between ocean surface waters and deep ocean waters.

Energy from the sun heats the surface water of the. Final environmental impact statement for commercial ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) licensing Corporate Authors: United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration., Office of Ocean Minerals and Energy.

wind power, Ocean thermal energy sources, fuel cells have many advantages like reduce of Co2 emissions, reduction of fuel consumption on-board ships, and to improve the efficiency and performance. OTEC, Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion is an energy technology that converts solar radiation to electric power.

OTEC is a. To address impacts, new regulations for the licensing of OTEC facilities will be necessary, as well as an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for each proposed the EIS does not meet standards, the application may not pass review. Reviewing the EIS requires the consideration of the direct, indirect and cumulative impacts the OTEC facility will have.

Abstract: This presentation summarizes the environmental considerations for siting OTEC-1, the Early Ocean Testing Platform.

As you may know, the concept of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) is not new to the alternative energy source arena, d'Arsonval first proposed the use of the thermal gradient between warm surface and deep cold ocean waters in the late nineteenth century.

Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) makes use of the temperature differences between the deep cold and relatively warmer surface waters of the ocean to generate a constant, clean source of electricity.

This constancy differs from the output of renewable resources such as wind and wave energy that sometimes produce intermittent electricity. Draft environmental impact statement for commercial ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) licensing. (Washington, D.C.: U.S.

Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Ocean Minerals and Energy, ), by United States.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Karen Anne Finney University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) is a process that employs the natural temperature difference between the surface and the depths of the ocean.

First introduced inOTEC has been described as an effective and renewable energy source. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) 17 mature technology with a potential for negative environmental impacts. In France, the La Rance Barrage has a capacity of MW [10], whereas in Canada, Nova Scotia Power commercial plants up to MW in .Environmental Impact Statement titled (33 U.S.C.

et seq.), the Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Act of (42 U.S.C. et seq.), or other applicable law if those activities: • Demonstration-scale ocean current energy, and • Commercial-scale ocean current energy. On November 6,the MMS published a request for.H.R.

(96th). A bill to regulate commerce, promote energy self-sufficiency, and protect the environment, by establishing procedures for the location, construction, and operation of ocean thermal energy conversion facilities and plantships to produce electricity and energy-intensive products off the coasts of the United States; to amend the Merchant Marine Act, to make.