FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Question 3:

What is the best definition of OTEC?

Answer: 

“Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion”

“… a method of converting part of the heat from the Sun which is stored in the heat surface layers of a body of water into electrical energy or energy product equivalent”;

[Pub. L. 96-310, Sec.9,July 17,1980,94 Stat.946.]

Ref: http://uscode.house.gov/download/pls/42C98.txt