Monday, November 9, 2009

An Anniversary, a Birthday, and a Show on OTEC

We’re lagging behind in our posts here – the regrettable consequence of some travel, so we missed posting here about the November 2nd Energy Futures show on hydrogen as an energy source. The archived program can still be accessed for a few weeks.

But today’s show is something we’re compelled to write about, notwithstanding today being the 20th anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s fall to the irresistible force of democracy. (We have a personal enthusiasm for the anniversary, having been stationed in West Berlin in some of the coldest days of the Cold War in the 1960s.) And it’s also the birthday of our younger son, who became a teenager on that fateful day in 1989. Our world changed, indeed!

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion gets a full hour of discussion and hopeful speculation today on Energy Futures, Hawaii Public Radio’s weekly energy-focused program. Guests are Hans Krock and Gerhard Nihous, both affiliated with the University of Hawai`i and both long-time OTEC advocates, researchers and would-be developers.

It's the OTEC Hour, so please tune in 5-6 pm HST today on KIPO-FM, 89.3 in Hawaii; the show will be streamed live on the Internet and later archived at the same site as shown above.

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