Foam Solar Sea Power Plant

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Science  25 Jul 1975:
Vol. 189, Issue 4199, pp. 294-295
DOI: 10.1126/science.189.4199.294


In the accompanying report Beck suggests a new type of open-cycle system for obtaining power from the ocean's thermal gradient. A modification of this open-cycle plant which will ensure a high efficiency, and also a low capital cost per unit power output, is described here.