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The Energy Ship Concept

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In this chapter the basic concept of converting the energy contained in the winds over water is described. It is shown that wind-propelled “air-sea interface vehicles” equipped with hydrokinetic turbines offer an opportunity for a new energy conversion system.

Keywords

  • Ocean wind power
  • Energy ship concept
  • Sailing ship
  • Hydrogen
  • Capacity factor
  • Hydrokinetic turbine
  • Desalination technology
  • Electrolysis technology

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Platzer, M.F., Sarigul-Klijn, N. (2021). The Energy Ship Concept. In: The Green Energy Ship Concept. SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58244-9_8

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