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Tapping Thermal-Gradient Cold: Free Power or Planetary Suicide?

Advocates of tapping ocean depths for “stored cold” promise a clean future of indoor comfort at low cost. But is this practice really environmentally friendly, or is it a slippery slope into unrecoverable catastrophe?

Opinion
by Mary-Sue Haliburton
Pure Energy Systems News
Copyright © 2005

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA -- The Enwave Company, noted for its steam heating services, is now getting into air conditioning by tapping Lake Ontario, which is deep enough to have a substantial supply of water in its densest and coldest state. They promote their new air-conditioning service by claiming that it has reduced electricity usage by 59 megawatts in Toronto. (ref)


Source: http://www.enwave.com/enwave/dlwc/
Deep Lake Water Cooling System

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