OTEC Week is January 24-30, 2021

Celebrate all things Ocean Thermal with our first OTEC Week, taking place alongside the 8th International OTEC Symposium. This is an opportunity for enthusiasts and stakeholders to share information about the transformative potential ocean thermal can provide to local and international communities. Join us in participating in one or more of the events below, share events with your networks, and learn more about ocean thermal.

8th International OTEC Symposium January 27, 28, 29

The 8th International OTEC Symposium will take place January 27-29 online. Organized by a Mexico-based host committee, the organizers have done tremendous work to transition online and continue the tradition of OTEC symposia. Join us to learn about the latest trends, projects, and technologies.

Malaysia – Japan SATREPS Project Event (January 25)

Malaysia and Japan are cooperating through SATREPS on development of a Hybrid OTEC and “Malaysian Model.” As part of this years-long project, participants from Malaysia take part in training utilizing OTEC facilities in Japan. This year, the training will take place online, including alongside OTEC Week. While this training is limited to the project participants, we’ll update with links to the outcome!

More Information: https://www.utm.my/satreps/

Hawaii Okinawa Clean Energy Workshop (from January 25)

The 11th Okinawa Hawaii Clean Energy Workshop will take place online from January 25 at http://okinawahawaii-oews.com/ This event builds on the ocean energy workshops that have taken place alternately on the islands of Hawaii and Kumejima, home to two OTEC demonstration facilities and DOW parks. Participation in this event is free and open to the public (registration required (opens 1/13/2021) for participation in discussions).

International Academic Cooperative Research Workshop

Hosted by Institute of Ocean Energy, Saga University (IOES)

IOES will be hosting a workshop to discuss what research is required to move OTEC forward, as well as provide information on its research assistance and collaborative research opportunities. This is geared mainly towards academics, but all are welcome. Date is January 30, 20:00 JST. This event will be held on REMO to facilitate networking and discussion. Register here: https://live.remo.co/e/international-cooperative-resear

First Ocean Thermal Energy Association General Meeting

The Ocean Thermal Energy Association’s first General Meeting will take place January 30, 2021 (online via Microsoft Teams). The Secretariat will notify members of time and agenda soon. We look forward to your participation.