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2015

Implementation of the “Okinawa Marine Science and Technology

Feasibility Study” (Okinawa Prefecture)

Local companies within Okinawa form “Okinawa Deep

Seawater Use Promotion Council”

“Survey of Research Center location, conditions, etc.” related to

deep seawater use,for the study of Okinawan deep seawater

conditions and the selection of three candidate sites for

deep seawater research (Okinawa Prefecture).

Implementation of a study for specific utilization in “Okinawa

Deep Seawater Use System Development Study” (Okinawa Prefecture).

Okinawa Deep Seawater Research Center is opened in Nakazato Village

(now Kumejima Town) by Okinawa Prefecture.

Kumejima Town, Okinawa gains largest market share of

Kuruma Prawns in Japan.

Kumejima Town, Okinawa gains largest market share of

Sea Grapes in Japan.

Implementation of the “Kumejima Advanced Deep Seawater Use

Feasibility Study” by Kumejima Town under the Ministry

of Internal Affairs and Communications Green Decentralization

Reform Promotion. The “Kumejima Model” is proposed.

The world’s only fully operational OTEC plant is completed

at the ODRC on Kumejima (Okinawa Prefecture)

Kumejima, Okinawa is selected as an Ocean Energy Demonstration

Field (for OTEC) by Okinawa Prefecture and the Comprehensive

Ocean Policy Headquarters

GOSEA is founded

With technology transfer from ODRC, Kumejima Town opens chilled soil

agriculture houses on town land nearby the research center.

Within the grounds of the ODRC, Saga University opens the Institute of Ocean Energy,

Saga University Kumejima Satellite to demonstrate temperature difference

desalination utilizing post-OTEC deep seawater.

Global Ocean reSource and Energy Association Institute
〒901-3193
2870 Higa, Kumejima-cho Shimajiri-gun, Okinawa, Japan
Kumejima Town Project Office
Phone:+81 098-985-7141

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