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Yet another open-ocean aquaculture cage, this one designed by Hawaii Oceanic Technology.


Like the Aquapod®, the Oceansphere™ will be untethered to the sea floor and is being marketed as a solution to the continuing rapid decline of wild fish population.

One noteworthy difference is its proposed energy source: the ocean itself. Specifically, the Oceansphere™ will exploit the temperature difference between shallow and deep water through a method called ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC). The “exclusive patent pending hybrid OTEC power plant,” we are told, will provide “100% of the electricity necessary to geostatically position the 82,500 cubic-meter Oceansphere™.”

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  • Anonymous
  • March 14, 2009 at 9:11:00 AM CDT
  • Wonderful. I can't wait to see this plan go into action. :)

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