thermal sea power

thermal sea power

Meereswärmeenergie energía térmica marina énergie thalassothermique

Definition

The concept of utilizing the temperature differences of 20°C or more that occur between the surface of an ocean and its depths to achieve a continuous supply of power; this temperature difference may be found in the tropical regions of the world. Various small plants have been constructed to demonstrate the principle.

Broader terms

Water and Energy