[Beowulf] Ahoy shipmates
tjrc at sanger.ac.uk
Tue Oct 13 04:42:28 EDT 2009
On 12 Oct 2009, at 9:33 pm, Marian Marinov wrote:
> I don't know about the wave power but the cooling power of the ocean
> or sea
> water is pretty good idea to look at.
Isn't sea water fairly corrosive? You get severe electrolytic
corrosion problems on boats, hence the big lump of zinc on a yacht's
> And add to that the Container based DC designs, you can have a very
> Underwater DC. The only problem will be physically accessing the DC.
> Or you
> can simply build your DC near the shore and have pipes directly to the
> ocean/sea(however this approach will not be as effective as an
> underwater DC.
You can combine this with what they used to do at Fawley oil-fired
power station on the side of the Solent - the warmed seawater
encouraged oyster growth, so there were commercial oyster beds around
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