TITLE

Devices Exploit Two Kinds of Energy

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/14/2007, Vol. 258 Issue 18, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various technologies in harnessing ocean and tidal energy. The Roosevelt Island project in New York City uses tidal in-stream energy conversion, or TISEC. It generates electricity with a turbine generator driven by the kinetic energy of ebbing and flowing tides. Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) exploits temperature differences between cold deep seawater and warm surface water in tropical oceans to drive turbines.
ACCESSION #
25207997

 

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