PICHTR’s Energy Excelerator (http://www.hawaiirenewable.com/) program receives $30 million (http://www.forbes.com/sites/uciliawang/2013/09/06/hawaii-gets-30m-from-navy-to-fund-clean-tech-startups/?utm_campaign=techtwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social). Apply by September 27 , 2013.
An overview of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion by Dr. Luis Vega is published in the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Springer, 2012 (http://hinmrec.hnei.hawaii.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/OTEC-Summary-Aug-2012.pdf).
Director Emeritus with the UH Hawaii Natural Energy Institute blogs on simple solutions for the earth and humanity (http://planetearthandhumanity.blogspot.com/). Pat has been involved with OTEC for over 40 years and is a great supporter of the technology.