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§ 9008. DefinitionsAs used in this chapter, the term—
(1) “ocean thermal energy conversion” means a method of converting part of the heat from the Sun which is stored in the surface layers of a body of water into electrical energy or energy product equivalent;
(2) “energy product equivalent” means an energy carrier including, but not limited to, ammonia, hydrogen, or molten salts or an energy-intensive commodity, including, but not limited to, electrometals, fresh water, or nutrients for aquaculture; and
(3) “Secretary” means the Secretary of Energy.
(Pub. L. 96–310, § 9, July 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 946.)