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View the document Multipurpose use of sea water by OTEC technology in isolated islands
Author(s): Amano, M.
Year: 1999
ISSN: 1013-9877
Notes: South Pacific Journal of Natural Science, 17, 36-39
Held at: USP
ASFA Subject(s): System analysis, Fresh water, Solar power, Electricity, Sea water, Heat exchangers, OTEC
Abstract: Obtaining fresh water and energy for domestic or industrial uses, especially on isolated islands, is very important. In the open cycle ocean thermal energy conversion (OC-OTEC) system, the steam driving a turbine is generated from surface sea water in an evaporator and is collected in a condenser. The system thus provides both electric power and fresh water. The fresh water can be used for cultivation and air-conditioning on land. This paper describes a hybrid system combining solar and OC-OTEC components and the results of an analysis of the system's performance.
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