05582691 is referenced by 33 patents and cites 38 patents.

An improved ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) system which includes a novel combined evaporator/condenser. The combined evaporator/condenser further includes a plurality of evaporator spouts and a mist eliminator, wherein the pressure is maintained across the plurality of evaporator spouts. The OTEC system also generates fresh water as a primary product and generates only enough electricity, as a secondary product, to operate the OTEC system itself.

Title
Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) system
Application Number
8/166005
Publication Number
5582691
Application Date
December 14, 1993
Publication Date
December 10, 1996
Inventor
Jonathan d E Coony
2010 Kalorama Rd., NW. Apt. 35, Washington, 20009
DC, US
George J Cicchetti
10300 Bradenburg Ct., Great Falls, 22066
VA, US
Robert J Flynn
10302 Brandenburg Ct., Great Falls, 22066
VA, US
IPC
F03G 7/05
C02F 1/06
B01D 3/06
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