How Bitcoin Can Unlock The Energy Of The Ocean For 1 Billion People

How Bitcoin Can Unlock The Energy Of The Ocean For 1 Billion People

Bitcoin can breathe new life into Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), a 150-year old renewable technology stymied by economies of scale.Bitcoin has the potential to help unlock between 2 to 4 terawatts of clean, continuous and year-round baseload power — for one billion people — by harnessing the thermal energy of the oceans. The technology is Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), a 150-year old idea stymied by economies of scale, that turns Earth’s oceans into an enormous renewable solar battery. It does this by combining warm tropical surface water and deep cold seawater to create....


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