Ocean thermal energy plant power moves a step closer in Cayman

Plans for a floating power plant that will harness solar energy stored in Cayman’s coastal waters are moving forward following the completion of an environmental impact study. The owners of OTEC Cayman Ltd., told the Cayman Compass their consultants have…

Pilot ocean thermal energy project in Virgin Islands

Ocean Thermal Energy Corp (OTE) announcedthat the first draft of the master plan for a renewables-powered EcoVillage in the US Virgin Islands has been completed. Pennsylvania-based OTE designs and develops deep-water hydrothermal clean energy systems that generate renewable power through…

New wave energy system could be headed for Anguilla

Jibri Lewis, an Anguillian student studying at MIT, has developed his own concept for harnessing the power of ocean waves. The concept was first developed from his high school project and has grown to be patented by him and recognized…

Feasibility of Ocean Current Power

The Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Florida Atlantic University, home to the Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC), to examine the technical, environmental and economic feasibility to install demonstration and commercial power plants in the Florida current.…

Barbados Pursuing Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion

While the Caribbean may not be rich in traditional petroleum energy resources, the evolution of renewable energy has revealed that the region possesses an abundance of another valuable source - water. Minister in the Barbados' Prime Minister's Office with responsibility for…