FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What is OTEC stand for?
OTEC is an abbreviation of “Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion“.
2. What is the definition of OTEC in your own words?
Sample Answer 1
“OTEC is a method of extracting the heat from the surface of ocean and converting it into power.“
– Prof Dato’ Ir Dr. Abu Bakar Jaafar,
Director of UTM OTEC–
Sample Answer 2
“OTEC is a method of converting heat from the Sun that stored in the surface layer of the sea into electrical energy or product equivalent.“
– Mr. Mohammad Syafiq Rahmat,
Research Officer –
3. What is the best definition of OTEC?
“Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion”
“… a method of converting part of the heat from the Sun which is stored in the heat surface layers of a body of water into electrical energy or energy product equivalent”;