Proposed structure for tapping the sun's energy stored in the sea

Electrical generating platforms that float beneath the ocean surface are being studied by the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) as one method of tapping the sun's energy stored in the sea. This is an artist's concept of a structure proposed by Lockheed's Ocean Systems division in Sunnyvale, California, for an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) system., Credit Line: Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, Inc., courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Electrical generating platforms that float beneath the ocean surface are being studied by the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) as one method of tapping the sun's energy stored in the sea. This is an artist's concept of a structure proposed by Lockheed's Ocean Systems division in Sunnyvale, California, for an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) system.
Subject(s): Equipment and supplies
Solar Energy
Credit Line: Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, Inc., courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Solar Energy H4