LANCASTER, Pa., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OTE Corporation, the developer of systems using the natural temperature gradient of the ocean to produce clean, sustainable base-load power and fresh, potable water, today announced the appointment of Dr. Ted Johnson as Vice President, OTEC (Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion) Program Development. An internationally recognized pioneer in ocean-derived energy, Dr. Johnson will play a critical role in helping OTE Corporation bring the world a competitive, base-load (24/7 available) energy alternative to fossil fuels.Previously, Dr. Johnson served as the Director of the heritage Lockheed Corporation's Ocean Systems Division, which led the development of the world's first successful floating OTEC pilot plant (Mini OTEC) off the coast of Hawaii and also as the OTEC Business Development Director in Lockheed Martin's New Ventures Organization. In his new role at OTE Corporation, Dr. Johnson will work with worldwide customers, governments, team members, and other stakeholders to achieve the reality of OTEC as a viable source of secure, sustainable and clean power.
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